Submit your finest poetry, short stories, and creative nonfiction works for the opportunity to be published in the first edition of the WCS Literary Anthology. We are looking for well-developed pieces that engage readers and explore the theme for this issue. All winners will receive their own copy of the anthology.

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We are accepting submissions in each of the following categories:

Grades 5-6: One page limit
Grades 7-9: Two page limit
Grades 10-12: Two page limit

Short Story
Grades 5-6: 1200 word limit
Grades 7-9: 1500 word limit
Grades 10-12: 1500 word limit

Creative Nonfiction
Grades 5-6: 1000 word limit
Grades 7-9: 1200 word limit
Grades 10-12: 1200 word limit

The theme of this edition is New Beginnings.

Please email all submissions to in PDF format with your name and grade level in the subject line by April 10th.

Thanks on behalf of the Literary Anthology Committee.

Literary Anthology Poster