Owing to the overwhelming response to our 2021 Short Story Contest, the Rotary Club of Stratford must terminate the receipt of submissions effective immediately.
We must also move the date for the announcement of the winning submissions in order to allow our readers time to give each story their full attention in the assessment process.
The date for that announcement will be posted here in a few weeks.  
Many thanks to everyone who submitted. 
Michael Fox
Literacy Committee
The Rotary Club of Stratford
We recognize the role of expressive writing in helping authors process their experiences. We also recognize that, more recently, experiences have been unnerving and difficult. Should you find that you or a loved one could use some mental health support, we have compiled the resources below as a place to start: