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JCC accepting writers contest entries

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Jefferson Community College is accepting applications for this year’s north country writers contest.

“Aspiring writers won’t want to miss this opportunity to be published online and receive cash prizes!” it states in a press release.

The contest includes short fiction, 1,000 to 3,000 words; poetry, up to 100 lines; and essay/nonfiction, 1,000 to 3,000 words.

Submissions must show a connection to the north country and cannot be previously published. Participants can submit up to three entries.

There is no entry fee. The deadline for submission to is Sept. 13. Award winners will be asked to read their work at the North Country Writers Festival on Oct. 24.

For more information, call JCC’s English Department at 786-2328 or send an email to

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