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WWC Short Story Contest Celebrating the Right to Vote! (1)
WWC Short Story Contest Celebrating the Right to Vote! (1)

Sun, Apr 12



WWC Short Story Contest Celebrating the Right to Vote! (1)

If you are a Wilton girl in grades 9-12, write a short story related to the passage of the 19th amendment in 1920 - a murder mystery, a sci fi story, a romance - anything you like! Scroll down for details of how to enter....


Time & Location

Apr 12, 2020, 11:59 PM

Wilton, Wilton, CT 06897, USA

About the Event

2020 is the 100th Anniversary of the Passage of the 19th Amendment!: The right to vote shall not be denied on account of sex

Write a fictional short story related to American women gaining the right to vote. It can be anything. Hypothetical examples:

A story of an 18 year old woman in 1920

A sci-fi story about a parallel universe where women never got the right to vote

A mystery about a conspiracy to prevent passage of the amendment


The story must be 2500 words or less, typewritten, in English. It must be related to American women’s right to vote.  The story must be original, and written by the submitter, who must be a female resident of Wilton, CT, currently in grades 9-12.

The deadline is 11:59pm, April 27, 2020.

Email your PDF or Word document by the deadline to  Include your full name, email, and home address with your submission.  By submitting, you agree to all contest rules.


The prize is $250.


The judging panel will be members of the Wilton Woman’s Club.

The winner will be chosen based on how interesting the story is, does it relate to women’s suffrage, and does it have correct spelling and grammar.

Names will be removed from entries so judging is blind.

Daughters of WWC club members are eligible but receive no preference.

The winner will be announced on June 1, 2020.

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