Books By The Banks Contest (Cincinnati)


The 2nd-annual Books By The Banks Writing Contest includes almost $2,600 in cash prizes. It is generously underwritten by the McLane Foundation to recognize excellent work by the region’s writers. The contest is open to current residents of Cincinnati’s Tri-State Area. (Note: College students whose homes are in Cincinnati but who currently attend school elsewhere are also eligible.) This years theme is the river with a maximum word count per entry of 2,000 words. In the Adult category, prizes of $1,000, $750, and $250 will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards.  In the Teen category, prizes of $500, $250, and $100 will be awarded. All entries must be emailed or postmarked by Oct. 1, 2016. Be sure to read the entire eligibility and submission guidelines before submitting!

As always, good luck!

P.D. Pabst
Blogger and writer of MG/YA fiction


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