Welcome to ContemporaryLit!

Contemporary Lit is defined by stories that are set between WWII and present day. These stories highlight real world situations lived by real world characters. Some themes of Contemp Lit are romance, coming of age, empowerment, good vs evil, and life's injustices. Browse our reading lists, which have been hand-selected for our readers who enjoy connecting with contemporary characters. And if you have written a story that fits this genre, we invite you to visit our Profile Guide for instructions on submitting your story to our reading lists.

General tags #Modern#Contemporary

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In our Guidebook you will find:

💥Our Reading List Guidelines

💥How to Submit to our Reading List

💥How to Become an Ambassador

💥Our Social Media Platforms

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ContemporaryLit ContemporaryLit Sep 25, 2023 01:40PM
 #QOTWHello ContempPeople!We are curious to know:How do you define contemporary literature? And why does this genre attract you?
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