Annual Short Story Contest: Open to ages 6 - 18


The Berkshire Athenaeum’s Annual Short Story Contest kicks off on Monday, June 3, with entries due Monday, August 5. Prose, Graphic Novel and Picture Book formats are all acceptable.

Cash prizes will be awarded in each division:

  • 1st place: $35

  • 2nd place: $25

  • 3rd place: $20

New rules and registration information is available in the Children’s Library.

The contest is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum.