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Contest Results

Lilac City Rochester Writers is excited to announce the winners of our 2018 Short Story Contest and Anthology. The top stories will win a cash prize and the best 22 will be published in an anthology. Congradulations to everyone who entered.

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Not the end of the tale

1st Place JOHN CALIGIURI for
“Waiting for the End of Tme”
2nd Place TERRY LEFEBER for
“Neighbors”
3rd Place SALLY VALENTINE for
“Mothering Ruthie”


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Contests

 
 
Rhyming Poetry Contest
Write a poem of any type that has a rhyme. Cash prize to the winner.
Deadline Feb 21st
 
5-7-5 Poetry
For this contest you are to write a short poem. It should only have three lines. But the structure is that of a Haiku. The first line has 5 syllables. The second line has 7 syllables. The third line has 5 syllables again. Write about anything. This contest has a cash prize.
Deadline Feb 28th
 
ABC Poetry Contest
For this contest you are challenged to write an ABC poem. ABC poetry has five lines and often is used to express feelings. See the announcement for an example. Cash prize!
Deadline Mar 3rd
 
Flash Fiction
Write a story on any topic that uses 150 words. Cash prize!
Deadline Mar 8th
 
Cinquain Poetry
Write a 'Cinquain' poem for this contest. A cinquain poem is a poem that follows a specific format. Read the announcement for a sample poem. The winner takes away a cash prize.
Deadline Mar 12th
 
3-Line Poetry Contest
For this contest you are to write a short poem. It should only have three lines. But the structure is that of a Haiku. The first line has 5 syllables. The second line has 7 syllables. The third line has 5 syllables again. Write about anything. Cash Prize!
Deadline Mar 17th
 
Loop Poetry Contest
A fun poetry type that requires you to use the last word of each sentence as the starting word of the next sentence. Cash prize to the winner.
Deadline Mar 24th
 
One Line Poem
Write a monostich poem which is a poem that is only one line. This contest has a cash prize.
Deadline Mar 30th
 
75 Words Flash Fiction
Write a story on any topic that uses 75 words. The winner takes away a cash prize.
Deadline May 20th
 
2-4-2 Poetry
Write a 2-4-2 syllable poem. It has three lines. The first line has 2 syllables, the second line has 4 syllables and the last line 2 syllables. The subject can be anything. The winner takes away a cash prize.
Deadline May 25th

 

 

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