Telling Our Stories, Writing Our Lives: Massasoit One Book Writing Contest
In Chitra Divakaruni’s novel One Amazing Thing, 9 characters are trapped together in a basement office after an earthquake. These strangers have very different backgrounds and experiences. To survive, they take turns telling their stories. Imagine you’re trapped in an elevator with strangers – what story will you tell? Remember, great stories come in all shapes and sizes. Some are packed with big dramatic moments, while other narrate a smaller, quieter tale. Every day is another story. Share yours today!
Format: Short story, memoir/personal essay, research essay, or poem. Typed & double-spaced, with your name & contact info. 5 pages maximum.
Submission: Entries will only be accepted in electronic format. Send your entry from your Massasoit email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Entries will be judged by a faculty/staff panel based on creativity, clarity, and depth.
For more info, contact Erin Harte at x1975 or at email@example.com