Contest seeks scary stories

The School of the Arts at Kennesaw State University is sponsoring "Ghostly Words‚"…

Georgia (Oct 23, 2002) — Contest seeks scary stories

Cheryl Anderson Brown


The School of the Arts at Kennesaw State University is sponsoring "Ghostly Words‚" a short story contest for Georgia high school students. Students are invited to submit spooky stories up to 750 words by Jan. 15. Winners will have their stories published on the KSU School of the Arts Web site.

Contest judges include Dr. JoAllen Bradham‚ author of "Some Personal Papers" and winner of the Georgia Writer of the Year Award in Fiction.

The contest originated from the original KSU theater production of "The Bell Witch and Other Legends: Ghostly Storytellings from the American South‚" a staged compilation of tales which will tour the Metro Atlanta and North Georgia area during the Halloween season.

Full submission guidelines and writing prompts are available online at For information by phone‚ call Cheryl Anderson Brown at 770−499−3417.

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Kennesaw State University‚ a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of 15‚600 from 118 countries‚ offers 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Out of 34 institutions‚ KSU is the fifth largest in the University System of Georgia.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit