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The Big Read Edgar Allan Poe Short Story Contest for Teens

In October 2011, the Library hosted the Big Read Edgar Allan Poe Short Story Contest. All teens were invited to submit short stories inspired by the works of Poe. We had many great entries to choose from. Congratulations on a job well done to all who entered the teen contest. "The Mysterious Case of Mr. Casslowe," was awarded third place. The second place winner, "The man looked around..." and the first place entry, "The lament..." wins grand prize.
Congratulations, winners!

Big Read

First Place Winner

15 years old

Second Place Winner

13 years old

Third Place Winner

16 years old


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