Writing Contest and Celebratory Reading


Topic:  Unconditional Love

Winners will be selected more for content than for style. 


All genres accepted: memoir, fiction, poetry, essay. / 500 word maximum.
Typed, font size 12 or handwritten.
No photos or illustrations. 

Age 18 and older: Include name, address, phone number, and email. 

Age 17 and younger: Include name, age, grade, address, phone number and email. If your entry is a winner, parental consent will be required for publication. 

How to Submit 

Email your personal narrative to obotsharon@gmail.com.
– Subject line must state: UNCONDITIONAL LOVE.
– Type your narrative in the email itself. Attachments will not be opened. 

OR Submit by US mail to Second Chances Contest, 1267 Bay Road, Sharon, MA 02067. 



Sunday, April 29, 2 – 4 PM, Whitney Place,

675 South Main Street, Sharon, MA 02067

We invite winners to read their UNCONDITIONAL LOVE entries. Prizes will be awarded. As time allows, others may read their submissions or tell their stories in an open mic forum (5 minutes or fewer).