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Library Seasonal Contests

2023 2-Sentence Horror Story (October 2 - 22)

Enter to WIN one of three Campus Store prize packs (approximate value $65!) by submitting your 2-Sentence Horror Story. Deadline for submission is Sunday, October 22, 2023, 11:59 pm.

2-Sentence Horror Stories may be about any terrifying topic but must be original and a maximum of 400 characters in length.

Contest Rules:

  1. Participants must be associated with the U of R or federated colleges (UofR/FNUNIV email is required)
  2. Entries must be submitted by the deadline
  3. Submissions will be judged by a blind review panel composed of library faculty and staff
  4. Participants may submit multiple entries, but can only win one prize
  5. Stories that do not follow the 2-sentence rule will be disqualified
  6. Submissions that violate privacy, promote illegal activity, or incite violence will be disqualified
  7. Winners will be announced on Tuesday October 31st (12 noon - 1 p.m.) during the event "Monsters, Madness and Magic: A Conversation about Frankenstein, Horror and Witches".

For questions regarding this contest, please email Alex King at