Student writing contest...

Posted on: Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 10:00am

Deception is a Whatcom County student writing contest in honor of Old School by Tobias Wolff, The Big Read/WhatcomReads 2009-2010 book choice.

To Participate
You need to attend Western,  or other Whatcom County colleges.  Write up to 800 words. Create an entirely original fiction or nonfiction story. Entries must be submitted via email to by Tuesday, January, 19th, 2010.

Our Theme is Deception
When does a lie become the truth?
     How far would you go to win?

One winner from each educational institution will be published in an anthology and will be invited to read their work at an author’s reception at Village Books, Sunday, Feb. 21st, 2010, 4 p.m.

Entries will become property of The Big Read/Whatcom Reads and will not be returned. Portions of a winning entry may be used rather than the whole. By submitting an entry all writers grant permission to The Big Read/WhatcomReads to share their writing on its website and in publications and media. Winners will be announced February 1st, 2010 on the website,

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