Arts & Entertainment

Deadline is Aug. 12 for entires in the Suzanne Cutler Teen Writing Contest at the Bernards Township Library

8a196f82243724de45f2_BernardsTwpLibrary.jpg
Bernards Township Library, 32 S. Maple Ave., Basking Ridge Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
8a196f82243724de45f2_BernardsTwpLibrary.jpg

BERNARDS TWP. – It’s not too late to enter the Suzanne Cutler Teen Writing Contest at the Bernards Township Library. Students who will be ages 12-14 and 15-18 by Aug. 21, have until Saturday, Aug. 12, to submit short story fiction and poetry to the contest.

Winners in each age group and category will receive Visa gift cards and bound copies of all the contest entries.

The contest is made possible by generous donations from friends and family in memory of Suzanne “Suzy” Cutler, who loved literature and teaching.

Sign Up for E-News

The rules for submitting a manuscript are:

Manuscripts that are illegible, single-spaced or that otherwise don’t meet the requirements listed below will now be judged.

Applicants should NOT put their name anywhere on the manuscript. That information should be only on the entry form.

Double-space and type.

Include the title and page number in the upper right-hand corner of EVERY page.

An entry form must be submitted for each entry, even for the same contestant entering multiple categories.

Short Story – each entry no more than 1,500 words.

Poetry – one poem, no more than 300 words.

The entry form can be found here, on the Bernards Township Library. Submit the entries in person at the library, 32 South Maple Ave., Basking Ridge.

For more information about teen programs, contact Karen Andriolo, Teen Services Librarian at 908-204-3031, ext. 5 or email kandriolo@bernards.org.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Basking Ridge

Sleep out at Covenant House

June 18, 2018

I can enjoy the same movies over and over like it were the first time to see them.  My kids roll their eyes at this.  Well, many unimaginable things happen as you become a certain age, and you tend to learn to accept those things graciously as gift.   But I remember the movie “The Blind Side.”  Until I saw that movie, I didn’t know homeless children ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, June 23, 9:00 AM

The Wayrick Gallery, Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: NJ Audubon Photography Instructors’ ...

Arts & Entertainment Green

Sun, June 24, 9:00 AM

The Wayrick Gallery, Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: NJ Audubon Photography Instructors’ ...

Arts & Entertainment Green

Horse Care Workshops at Lord Stirling Stable Start June 23

June 17, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable is offering Horse Care Workshop 101 for adults and youth seeking to gain experience and confidence around horses through a combination of non-riding activities and hands-on practice.

Horse Care Workshop 101 will be held at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ beginning Saturday June ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast Episode 17

On this week’s AtlantiCast, it’s National Men’s Health Month, so check out important health tips for you or the men in your life, learn about groundbreaking research into breast cancer treatment that could mean an end to chemotherapy for some patients, meet a local sports hero who’s living his baseball dreams thanks to Goryeb Children’s Hospital and much ...