Get Lit Hosts Story Contest

Entries due Sept. 30

Get Lit Beacon, a monthly gathering of writers at the Oak Vino Wine Bar, has launched a contest called “A Beacon Story.” Entries can be fiction or creative nonfiction but must be 1,000 words or fewer. Submissions are due by Sept. 30, and the fee is $5 per entry.

Winners will be announced on Oct. 14; first prize is a gift card from Split Rock Books in Cold Spring and publication in The Highlands Current. Second prize will be a gift card from Binnacle Books in Beacon and publication on the Get Lit Beacon blog. To enter, visit

The next Get Lit Beacon gathering takes place at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9.

The Current is a member of The Trust Project, a consortium of news outlets that has adopted standards to allow readers to more easily assess the credibility of their journalism. Our best practices, including our verification and correction policies, can be accessed here. Have a comment? A news tip? Spot an error? Email [email protected].

Comments are closed.