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 writing workshops in January.

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.

2022 Contest Timeline

November 1, 2021 – Contest Opens

January 8, 2022 – Young Writers Workshops (9 and up)

February 12, 2022 – Contest Closes at 10 PM

February 15 through April 15 – Judging Period

April 21, 2022 – Finalists Announced

June 10, 2022 – Fiction Fantastic Awards Event