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Silver Pen Writing Contest

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We encourage Baltimore County residents ages 60 and older to enter our 2017 Silver Pen Writing Contest! The Silver Pen Creative Writing Contest is held to recognize writing among older adults. Our theme this year is Reimagine Aging. First place prizes from The Ivy Bookstore and Penguin Random House will be awarded in the categories of essay and poem. All entries must be received by September 1st, 2017. Check out our flyer for more information (PDF).

Below you will find links to the 2016 contest winners. The opinions expressed in the Silver Pen Writing Contest published works are those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions of the Baltimore County Department of Aging.

2016 Winners



2016 Entries

Read all of the 2016 Silver Pen Writing Contest entries.

Revised March 24, 2017         


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