Students in grades 2 - 5 are invited to submit original poems or short stories for SoMIRAC's 2017-18 Young Authors' Contest. Short stories may range from 300 words to no more than 800 words. Poems must consist of a single poem in any style from a minimum of 25 words to no more than 150 words. Guidelines are noted in the attached flier below. Please review these carefully. Also attached is a cover sheet that students MUST submit with their entry and which requires the signatures of the student, their parent, and their teacher. All entries are due to Reading Specialist Ms. Greenwood by December 15, 2017.