Osceola Library’s 3rd Annual Literary Magazine

There's a Monster in My Lit Mag! Osceola Library's 3rd Annual Literary Contest.

Submission Period: February 1 - 29, 2020

Calling all young writers! Teen and Tween authors can submit an original short story or poem for a chance to be featured in the third issue of the Osceola Library's limited edition Literary Magazine. In addition to writing a story, we will also be accepting artwork for a chance to be on the cover of the magazine!

This year’s theme is magical creatures. Dazzle us with your monsters, dragons, unicorns, fairies, or whatever creature lives in your imagination! Lit Mag 2020 Contest.pdf

Contest Rules:

  • Must be between the ages of 8-17
  • Short story or poetry must be 1000 words or less
  • Cover artwork can either be drawn on paper provided at your Library branch or digitally created
  • Submit stories and artwork by email to litmag@osceolalibrary.org by February 29, 2020
  • Judging conducted by published authors and winners will be invited to a live-reading of their short story or poem at a special reception 

Guest Judges will open the reception on April 25, 2020 with a discussion about creative writing.

Author Sarah McGuire https://www.sarahmcguirebooks.com/ The Flight of Swans, Valiant 

Author Sarah Nicolas https://bookriot.com/author/sarah-nicolas/ Keeping Her SecretDragons Are People, Too

Author Peter Raymundo http://www.raymundoarts.com/ I Am Not a Fish!, Third Grade Mermaid