Entries are being accepted through Jan. 30 in the Fairfield Public Library's "Voices of the Past" writing contest, part of the annual "One Book, One Town" community reading project.

The library is accepting entries of original prose or poetry of no more than 300 words on the theme "Voices from the Past."

The theme stems from this year's theme book for the program, Allan Wolf's "The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic."

Winners will be announced March 1 and invited to a reception with Wolf, who will at a program set for March 26 at Fairfield University. The contest's best works will be published in a digital book created by the library.

Rules are:

All entries must be Word documents, doubled spaced and not more than 300 words.

All entries must be submitted electronically; No hard copies will be accepted.

Each entry must contain the author's name, phone number and email address.

Each participant must have a library card that is registered in Fairfield.

Previously published entries will not be accepted.

Entries must be emailed to: kronald@fplct.org.

Submissions are due before Jan. 31.

For information, call 203-256-3155 or check www.fairfieldpubliclibrary.org.