GLOVERSVILLE - The Writers Circle has announced its second annual fiction contest for area writers.
The contest is in memory of Tim Daynard, a former member of the group who was known as the "poet laureate of Gloversville," according to a news release.
The competition is open to area writers ages 16 and older. Short fiction pieces 500 to 1,500 words in length will be considered. Only one submission per entrant will be considered. Entries must be typed and double-spaced and mailed to Irene Morrison, 111 5th Ave., Gloversville, NY 12078, no later than Sept. 26.
Prizes will be awarded as follows: first place, $100; second place, $50; third place, $25.
The contest will be conducted with support from Daynard's parents, Carol and Frank Chichester, and the Gloversville Senior Center.
For further information, call Morrison at 752-5865.
The Writers Circle meets every Friday, except during August, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Gloversville Senior Center, 53 Church St. It is open to participation by all area writers regardless of age.
For more information, contact Wally Truesdell at 725-3886 or firstname.lastname@example.org.