Lamplighters Host 2019 Literary Contest

The Lamplighters Writing Group of Homestead — embracing all authors, published and unpublished, for their monthly meetings — have announced the details of their 2019 Literary Contest, with a theme of “I am America.” The winner in the category of Short Story with receive a $100 prize; Poetry is $50. The Miscellaneous category (essay, biography, play documentary, etc) is also a $50 prize.

Submission are accepted from June 15th to August 1st. There is no age limit. There is no entry fee. The public is invited to submit original and unpublished works. One blind submission per person, per category. The limits are two pages typed with cover sheet.

Winners will be announced and awarded at Phil’s Berry Farm, at 13955 SW 248th Street, on October 6th from 3 to 6pm with a ceremony honoring Marjorie Doughty, Founder of the Lamplighters.

Please email all submissions to:

For questions, please call 305-248-7478.

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