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“100 Words for Acadia” Flash Writing Contest

Acadia National Park Centennial: Celebrate our past - Inspire our future. All rights reserved.
Date: Thursday Sep 01, 2016 - Friday Sep 30, 2016


100 WORDS FOR ACADIA invites writers of all stripes to pen an original 100-word piece about Acadia in any genre, be it a poem, story, editorial, song, letter, or something else entirely.

All entries will be judged on literary merit. There is no entry fee. Submissions will be accepted from September 1 to September 30, 2016. In November 2016, one adult first-place winner, two adult runners-up (18 and older), and one youth first-place winner, two youth runners-up (17 and younger) will be notified.

Prizes include publication and $300 cash prize (each) for one adult and one youth first-place winner, plus Acadia-related books and other great items.

Please see full submission guidelines at

11/30/16: Winners have been announced! Congratulations to youth winner Sarah Lyon for her poem “Acadia Awakening” and adult winner Thomas R. Moore for his poem “Acadian Wild.” Please see

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Event Sponsor(s): Down East Friends of Acadia Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance 

This is a free event.

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