by Staff Writer
As part of the 19th Annual F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival taking place October 10, local writers are encouraged to enter the Short Story contest for a chance to win $500. The winner will have the opportunity to speak briefly at the Festival and their story will be published in the Festival program.
Residents of Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. are eligible to enter the contest. Stories must be fewer than 4,000 words and unpublished. There are no restrictions on the subject matter.
Submissions must be postmarked by Friday, August 14. There is a fee of $25 per entry.
For more information, visit the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival website or call 301.309.9461.