intergenerational story contest seeks entries
- Intergeneration Foundation's Storytelling Contest goal is to emphasize
and recognize storytelling as a way to connect generations.
An age-old tradition to inform, educate and entertain, storytelling is
now part of the
high-speed internet. Write a story, poem or song (fiction, non-fiction,
or a combination). Feature characters from at least two generations.
One illustration, such as a drawing or photograph
may be included and will be considered when judging the entry.
Writing suggestions include, but are not limited to:
Stories from an older person, like a grandparent, you have heard.
Stories you think you might tell your children or grandchildren.
Stories from history.
Stories from different cultures.
1st Prize- $500
Including possible publication of each story.
All submissions must be received by email
no later than August 15, 2011. Please send all submissions to
(replace (at) with @ when sending e-mail).
People of all ages are encouraged to enter.
Story not to exceed 750 words
Include your name and contact information (age optional)
Story must be original and unpublished
Entries will not be returned, so keep a copy for yourself!
Submission grants Intergeneration Foundation non-exclusive legal rights
to publish entries (your name and contact info will be kept private if
requested in writing)
Judging of the Storytelling Contest will be done by the Trustees of
Intergeneration Foundation and their appointed representatives.
We will announce the winners on or before Intergeneration Day, the
first Sunday of October. The names of the winners will be announced on
our website and each winner will be contacted by Intergeneration
Foundation to receive their prize by mail.