The Literacy Center of McAllen has announced a new writing contest. People of all ages are invited to submit stories. Stories submitted by authors 17 and younger will be placed in one category. A second judging category will include authors aged 18 and over.
Stories can be fiction or nonfiction between 500-700 words. They should be on one of three topics:
- What I like most about living in the Rio Grande Valley
- An unknown history or legend about the Rio Grande Valley
- What I would miss most about the Rio Grande Valley
The Literacy Center will display the winning works along with a specially commissioned accompanying illustration by a local artist.
The submission deadline is April 8. All work should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name, age and contact information in the email. Winners will be notified during the week of April 24.
For any questions call (956) 607-2805