2023 SDPL Short Story Contest

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2023 San Diego Public Library Short Story Contest

Welcome to the 6th Annual Short Story Contest sponsored by the Friends of San Diego Central Library. The Short Story Contest is a continuation of the support provided by the library to local writing, organized in order to shine a spotlight on local short story authors, and is part of the Local Author Program.

Find the writer in you!

For complete details, rules, FAQ, and to submit a short story during the submission period, CLICK HERE: 2023 Short Story Contest webpage.

Submissions accepted starting March 6 at 6:30 p.m.

Only 75 short stories will be accepted - submission window closes after 75 submissions.

Winners announced in early May 2023.

For further information, contact us at the email address under "Contact Information" to the right, and put "2023 SDPL Short Story Contest" in the subject line.


Need disability-related modifications or accommodations? Information and program content can be made available in alternative formats upon request by emailing JFRogers@sandiego.gov.