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 of the more popular themes of Contemp Lit are romance, coming of age, empowerment, good vs evil, and life's injustices. We invite you to 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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ContemporaryLit ContemporaryLit Jul 08, 2024 09:15PM
 #QOTWHello Contemporaries!Another week another question!Tell us:Besides The Wattys, which other big contest would you like to win?
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Contemporary Lit Monthly Challenges by ContemporaryLit
Contemporary Lit Monthly Challenges
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Profile Guide
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