9th Annual Creative Writing Contest

Enter the 9th Annual Casey County Public Library Writing Contest!

Have you ever wanted to write a children’s story? Well, here’s your chance! This year’s Casey County Public Library’s Annual Writing Contest starts with “Once Upon A Time in Casey”  You finish the rest of it in 200 words or less. Take your story anywhere you want – just remember it has to be a story for children. The deadline is 11:59 pm March 26, 2017.

The contest is open to Casey County residents only. There are two categories – Youth (grades 7 – 12) and Adult (over age 18). Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 stories in each group, along with award certificates and publication in the Casey County News and online. All entries must be original, unpublished work.

The rules are as follows:
Only one (1) entry per person
All entries must be typed and double-spaced
Entries will not be returned and entries received after deadline will not be eligible.
All judges’ decisions are final.
Each entry must include a cover sheet with the following information:
* Title of the entry
* Author’s Name
* Category (Youth or Adult)
* Mailing Address
* Telephone number

Entries may be emailed to, dropped off at the front desk of the Casey County Public Library, or mailed to:
Casey County Public Library ATTN: Creative Writing Contest
238 Middleburg St.
Liberty, KY 42539

Full contest guidelines are available at the Casey County Public Library or at their website

The 9th Annual Creative Writing Contest is sponsored by the Casey County Friends of the Library and the Casey County News.