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Teen Micro-Fiction Writing Contest

By Rachel  |  KPL News
Kirkwood Public Library’s
2021 Teen Micro Fiction Writing Contest

Requirements for Entry:

  • Create a story that is 500 words or less
  • Ages 12-18 to enter
  • Please include your name, age, and phone number to contact in case you win
  • All submissions must be emailed to by April 16, 2021 at midnight


  • Top 3 Stories will be shared on our website for other teens to read
  • Grand Prize will receive an electronic Amazon gift card

Where to find help for research and writing:

Rachel Johannigmeier is the Youth Services Manager for the Kirkwood Public Library.  She has been a part of the library since May 2017.  She enjoys reading graphic novels, watching movies, and hanging out with dogs.  Her favorite creators include Margaret Atwood, Libba Bray, Sinclair Lewis, Philip Pullman and Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples.
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