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Knight Terror the stacks were watching

2019 Knight Terror Winners!

Thank you to all the students who submitted stories for the 3rd Annual Knight Terror short story contest! They were fantastically creepy (and we’re all scared of the 1st floor now).

1st place winner receiving a Libraries coffee mug and construction ducky is Lindsey Wright with Laughing in the Face of Death.

2nd place winner receiving a UCF Libraries water bottle and Pegasus sticker is Carissa Barton with Tea Party.

Congratulations to both Lindsey and Carissa!

Special thanks to our judges: Amy Dovydaitis (CMC), Seth Dwyer (Circulation), Emma Gisclair (CMC), and Jada Reyes (Libraries Student Ambassador)

Knight Terror the stacks were watching

Knight Terror: the stacks were watching

What terrors lurk in the heart of humanity? What scary thoughts skulk in the corners of your mind? What dark and spooky words will cross your page?

Can you creep out UCF Libraries staff with a scary story set in one of the UCF Library buildings?

Submit your scary story for the annual Knight Terror Library writing contest by 11:59 pm on October 27, 2019 to see if you can cause the best fright.

  • Contest for UCF students only.
  • One entry per student.
  • 500 words or less.
  • Story must be set in one of the UCF Library buildings (John C. Hitt Library, Curriculum Materials Center, Rosen Library, Downtown Library, or one of the Connect campus libraries).
  • Stories with explicit sexual content will not be considered for this contest.

Submit your scary short story here

Winners will be announced on October 31, and be immortalized in STARS KnightVerse. First place wins a Libraries coffee mug and construction ducky. Second place wins a UCF Libraries water bottle and Pegasus sticker.

Judges reserve the right to not select a winner due to limited submissions, or lack of exceptional submissions.

Knight Terror: Haunting the Stacks

Knight Terror: Haunting the Stacks

What terrors lurk in the shadows of a library? What scary thoughts creep through your mind when the stacks are quiet? What spooky creatures skulk in the edges of your vision?

Submit your scary story for the second annual Knight Terror Library writing contest by 11:59 pm on October 22, 2018 to see if you cause the best fright.

  • Contest for UCF students only
  • One entry per student
  • 500 words or less
  • The story should be themed in or around libraries in general
  • Stories with explicit sexual content will not be considered for this contest

Submit your scary short story here: ucflib.fyi/knightterror

Winners be announced on October 31, and be immortalized in STARS KnightVerse. First place wins a special UCF Libraries prize pack. Second place wins a Library Construction duck.

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