Seepe Walters Short Story Contest

The Contest is Now Closed

Thank you to everyone who submitted a story. We received over 100 entries!  A panel of  judges, including author Helaine Becker,  will now review the entries.

How do I know if I’ve won? 
Authors of winning stories will be notified by email and/or phone in December.  There will be five winners from each category or 15 stories that will be recognized.

Let’s Celebrate! 
The award ceremony will be held on Friday January 25, 2019, 6:00pm at the Lakeshore branch. Winners will receive award plaques, gift cards, and printed anthologies of the collected works. The best overall story will also win the Seepe Walters Award, a $100 cash grand prize.

Past Winning Stories

Click below to explore the incredible collection of past winning stories.