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"Writing the (Un)Known" Contest Deadline

Apr 05, 2014 from 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM

**NEW DEADLINE: April 5, 2014**

This writing contest is part of the 2014 Centre County Reads/CALS Community Read of bestselling author Mary Roach’s Packing for Mars, a playful inquiry into man’s exploration of our universe. By blurring the line between the known and the unknown, Packing for Mars shows outer space to be surprisingly familiar.

Enter your best writing—7,500 words or less—on what you perceive to be “(un)known” in one of the following categories:

  • Best Short Fiction
  • Best Poetry
  • Best Short Nonfiction
  • Best Entry for a Writer Under 18

$200 grand prize and additional prizes for winners in each category

Send your entry to Be sure to include a cover letter with your name, address, contact information, and a brief biography. Winning entries to be displayed at Schlow Centre Region Library.

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