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Fargo Public Library announces winter writing project for adults and teens

FARGO — The Fargo Public Library is seeking submissions for "Northern Narratives," the library's second annual winter writing project for adults and teens 13 years and older. Selected submissions will be included in the library's North Dakota Collection.

Submissions can be made online at and will be accepted through March 4. Rules and guidelines for the project are available on the library's Northern Narratives webpage. For more information, email or call Sunny at 701-241-1472. Material selected for the Northern Narratives print publication will be announced in April. All submissions must be original, unpublished, proofread and edited works. All entries are final, and stories will not be returned.

The selection committee reserves the right to withhold publication at their own discretion. Chosen selections shall be subject to "first rights" copyright. Any future publication, unrelated to the Fargo Public Library, shall require appropriate attribution.

The contest categories are:

• Fiction Short Stories: 2,000 to 6,000 words

• Essays: 1,000 to 2,000 words

• Poems: less than 750 words