25th Annual Spring Writing Contest

This year’s prompt:
You receive a secret message! It could be washed up in a bottle, slipped under your bedroom door, written in the sky, or delivered to you in some other mysterious way. What does it say and what happens next?
 
Please join us for the Awards Ceremony at 6:00 PM on Thursday, May 16th. Congratulations to this year's winners & thank you to everyone who entered!
 
2019 Winners:
 
1st Grade
1st Place: Happy A.
2nd Place: Avi S.
3rd Place: Alexandra F.
 
2nd Grade
1st Place: Sophie D.
2nd Place; Eliza F.
3rd Place: Daniel L.
 
3rd Grade
1st Place: Mackenzie A. 
2nd Place: Anna C.
3rd Place: Wiley J.
 
4th Grade
1st Place: Sawyer P. 
2nd Place: Elias B. 
3rd Place: Shahad A. 
 
5th Grade
1st Place: Eva M. 
2nd Place: Arcadia R. 
3rd Place: Nadia L. 
 
 
 
The entries will be judged on the originality of the story, the creativity of the idea, and quality of writing, including grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
 
Children in Grades 1-5 are eligible and encouraged to enter. An entry form must be attached to each submission. Contact details for the child’s parent or guardian must be provided so we can easily contact the winners. 
 
The deadline for entries is 7:00 PM on Friday, April 26th. Winners will be notified by Friday, May 3rd in time for the Awards Ceremony at 6:00 PM on Thursday, May 16th, at the Odyssey Bookshop. We will award prizes to the winners, who will be invited to read their stories aloud at the ceremony.
 
Please see the files below to download the Writing Contest informational sheet and extra entry forms, both of which you can also find at the Odyssey! If you have any questions, please email web@odysseybks.com or call 413-534-7307 and ask for Kinsey.