Two-Sentence Horror Story Contest

Two-Sentence Horror Story Contest

image of 2 glowing Jack O'LanternsOctober is the month for horror! Memorial Library and The Writing Center are hosting a two-sentence horror story contest to celebrate. All SUNY Cortland students are welcome to participate. Entries must be submitted online by Friday, 10/14 at Story submissions must be original and two sentences long.

The first place winner will receive a Hocus Pocus board game. Three lucky winners will have their stories presented in the Digital Commons institutional repository ( and in Library social media (Facebook and Instagram @sunycortlandmemoriallibrary).

For full contest rules and information, please visit the contest link.

Pizza and Papers


Pizza and Papers Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021

Pizza and Papers
Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021
6 – 8 p.m.
Memorial Library, Information Literacy Classroom (B111)

It’s crunch time. Start, continue, or finish your writing project with one-on-one support from the Writing Center and the library. You’ll meet a writing goal through a mix of focused time for research and writing with fun breaks, and we’ll send you home with pizza. Whether you’ve procrastinated or you’re inches from the finish line, we will help you get your writing closer to done.

Registration is required.

For more information, contact Michael Turner at

Face coverings are required at all indoor and outdoor events for all individuals, regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status. To ensure that all campus community members can fully participate in this program, please contact for questions about accessibility and/or to request accommodations.

Sponsored by Memorial Library and The Writing Center.