Scary Story Contest

Announcing the Tattered Cover's
36th Annual Scary Story Contest

"Then one day I found out that both Lyla and Olive had been murdered, two days ago. Then things started to happen, people kept getting murdered every day, no one felt safe anymore. Then I found out who kept killing the people of Spudville. It was the pota…" --Olive Johnson 2018 Fifth & Sixth Grade Honorable Mention winner

Every year young Colorado writers from kindergarten through 6th grade are invited to write an original mystery, suspenseful thriller, or humorous Halloween tale. See the 2018 winners' stories below and download a PDF of how to submit an entry for 2019. Deadline for entries is October 4th!

Entry Form PDF for 2019.

Last year's winners!

PDF of the 2018 Scary Story winners.