Enter the Pierce County READS 2015 writing contest by March 31

Grand prize: free tickets for reception with “The Boys in the Boat” author Daniel James Brown

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Grand prize: free tickets for reception with “The Boys in the Boat” author Daniel James Brown

See yourself as a writer? Enter the Pierce County READS 2015 Flash Fiction (Or Not) writing contest by Tuesday, March 31.

Grand prize is two free tickets to Pierce County Library Foundation’s donor reception with author Daniel James Brown on April 24 (a $250 value). The winner will be recognized at the Pierce County READS author event and the winning entry will be published in the event program.

Write about sports, triumph over adversity, water, WWII, or being part of a team—all themes related to “The Boys in the Boat,” the 2015 Pierce County READS selection. Use 750 words or less and submit your entry by March 31.

Three ways to enter:

  • Email entry as an attachment (include name, address, and phone number) to info@piercecountyreads.org
  • Turn in submission and entry form to any Pierce County Library
  • Mail your submission and entry form to Flash Fiction (or Not), Pierce County Library System, ATTN: Jaime Prothro, 3005 112th St. E., Tacoma, WA 98445-2215

Contest participants must be Washington state residents at least 18 years of age. Your name may appear in media and library communications.

Daniel James Brown will speak and sign books at the McGavick Conference Center @ Clover Park Technical College on April 24. Learn more at www.piercecountyreads.org

Pierce County Library System’s 8th annual Pierce County READS program is presented in partnership with The News Tribune. Pierce County READS is a one-community, one-book program that encourages everyone in the county to read the same book at the same time and then come together to talk about it.

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