The 39th Annual Creative Writing Contest Topic has been announced! It is "Using characters from classical history or mythology, write a story in the style of a modern popular genre, e.g. sci-fi, fantasy, dystopian, zombie, romance, spy/thriller, detective, western, etc."
More details can be found at http://njcl.org/pages/creativewriting or email the chief reader Brandy Henricks-Marson at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. The deadline for this contest is February.