Young Authors

2020 Information

Story Drop-Off Date: Friday, September 4
Time:  5:00 – 6:00 PM
Place:  Morton Public Library

Do you have a young aspiring author or illustrator? We want to celebrate their stories about the Morton Pumpkin Festival! We are partnering with the Morton Public Library for a special Young Authors competition. Stories will be judged and a top Author and Illustrator will be selected from each age group and receive a Chamber Check! Top stories will be read by our friends at To The Moon And Back in a recorded video. We’re jazzed to read their stories!

  • This Young Authors book can be fiction or nonfiction
  • Story should be about the Morton Pumpkin Festival

Age Group:
Kindergarten & 1st Grade
2nd & 3rd Grades
4th & 5th Grades 

2020 Winners:

Kindergarten & 1st
Author & Illustrator Everett Rutledge

2nd & 3rd
Illustrator – Liam Stokoe
Author – Augie Auspurger

Illustrator – Brooke Ceresa
Author – Katie Beckerdite