Time to make a difference...



Theme: Community: Lifting All Voices


Dates: January 23-March 2


Prompt: Same story, all stories, one story. Heard, unheard, told, untold. One voice can be hard to hear but many voices calling for change can start a movement. How does a community come together to make a difference?


Requirements: This contest is open to all Penn State Harrisburg students, faculty, and staff, as well as student participants from Central Dauphin East High School.


Submissions may be short stories or poems. Submissions will be judged by the editorial board on overall quality and how well they adhere to the theme. In addition to juried winners selected by the editorial board, submissions will be eligible for a People's Choice Award, rated by readers online.


  • Short stories may be up to 8,000 characters in length, including spaces.
  • Poems may be up to 6,000 characters in length, including spaces.

Questions about this contest can be direct to Emily Mross, Business Librarian, elm43@psu.edu


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