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April 16, 2024

Books By the Banks Writing Contest

Love to write poetry? Short stories? Fiction or nonfiction? Share your talent at this year's virtual Books By the Banks!

The 2020 Books by the Banks Writers’ Contest is still happening with the theme of “Home.” All types of writing are welcome; adults and teens are encouraged to submit their fiction, nonfiction and poetry works online by January 4, 2021.

Prizes will be awarded to the top three adult and teen participants, with awards being presented via Zoom on February 13, 2021.

Visit for rules and to submit a piece of writing.

About the Author

Amanda Ciani

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).