Writing Prompt | Tell Your Life Story in 91 Words…

The deadline has already passed, but the challenge behind Gotham Writers’ annual 91-Word Memoir Contest still remains:  writing your life story in ninety-one words.

The Contest honours writer and Gotham student Norma Crosier, who died shortly before her 91st birthday.  Visit the above link to read this year’s winning entry “Truck-stop Gift Shop” by Virginia Catalano.

So, why not try it out?  If you do, then let us know about it!

Write your story in 91 words…

Upcoming deadlines for Gotham Writers contests: 

  • 31 May 2014 | Tell It Strange Essay & Story Contest (Prizes: $1,000 – 1st Place; $500 – 2nd Place; $250 – 3rd Place. All include a one-year subscription to Gotham Writers’ magazine and a workshop online or in New York).
  • Summer 2014 | Invent A Word Contest (Details to come)
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