Fargo Public Library seeking submissions for 'Northern Narratives' writing project through March 31
'Northern Narratives,' coordinated by the Fargo Public Library and supported by the Friends of the Fargo Public Library, is accepting submissions in fiction, nonfiction and poetry.
FARGO — A winter writing project for adults and teens alike is accepting submissions now through March 31.
“Northern Narratives,” coordinated by the Fargo Public Library and supported by the Friends of the Fargo Public Library, is accepting submissions in fiction, nonfiction and poetry.
Works may be submitted online at https://fargolibrary.wufoo.com/forms/northern-narratives-2023/ .
For the seventh year in a row, selected submissions will be admitted into the library’s North Dakota Collection. Material that has been selected for the print publication will be announced towards the end of spring.
Word limits for the various writing categories are:
- Fiction: 1,000 – 6,000 words
- Nonfiction: 1,000 – 6,000 words
- Poetry: 1,000 words or less per poem
All submissions must be original, unpublished, proofread and edited works. All entries are final and stories will not be returned, according to the Fargo City Library.
Clarification as to the rules and guidelines for submissions are available on the library’s website, along with frequently asked questions. https://fargond.gov/city-government/departments/library/adults/northern-narratives-northern-focus
The project’s selection committee has the right to withhold publication at their discretion. In addition, selected works will be subject to "first rights" copyright, which means that any future publication shall require attribution to the Fargo Public Library.