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Welcome Literary Adventurers!

Join Wordcrafters in Eugene for Fiction Fantastic — a young writers’ short fiction contest for students in Lane County, Oregon.

Prizes and Publication Await! Enter your story for cash prizes and a chance to be published in the Fiction Fantastic Contest Winners Anthology!

Workshops: Writers ages 9 and up are invited to join us for free Write Club workshops each month. Visit Wordcrafters in Eugene to sign up!

K-2 Spotlight: Students in K-2 can submit their work for a chance to be featured in this year’s Fiction Fantastic anthology. K-2 submissions will not go through the contest judging process.

2023 Contest Timeline

October 1, 2022 – Contest Opens

January 14, 2023 – Contest Closes at 10 PM

January15 through February 28 – Judging Period

March 15, 2023 – Finalists Announced

June 9, 2022 – Fiction Fantastic Awards Event