October 8, 2021

Summer 2021 Writing Contest Winners

The Bethlehem Area Public Library presents the winners of its Summer 2021 writing contest for adults. Library patrons were challenged to submit a poem or short story on the theme “Animal Tales,” telling about an animal that played an important role in their lives. They responded enthusiastically with entries that celebrated pets, wild animals, sea creatures, and even insects! With such a rich selection of entries, it was challenging to pick a winner! Thank you to everyone who entered, and congratulations to our winners:

  • First prize – Kimberley Stanley Huber for her entry, “The Power of One.” Kimberley’s prize is a Lenovo Tab M10 HD tablet
  • Second prize – Pamela Longo for her entry, “The Unicorn’s Response to the Hunter. Pamela’s prize is a Kindle Fire HD10.
  • Third prize – Darrell Parry for his entry, “Feeding Peanuts to the Corvids.” Darrell’s prize is a Barnes & Noble gift card.

Congratulations also to Camille A., winner of the Kid’s Summer Writing Challenge! She wrote a wonderful story that our librarians loved! Prizes were donated by the Friends of the Bethlehem Area Public Library. We appreciate their support.

See below for the winning entries or download here as a PDF.

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