Wednesday, February 17, 2010
The Annual Teen Poetry Contest has returned. Beginning March 15, teens are encouraged to showcase their writing talents by submitting poems to Wood Library. The deadline for the 16th Annual Teen Poetry Contest is April 16 at . No exceptions. Students in grades 6 – 12 should submit their typed poems with contact information (name, address, phone number, grade, and school) to Wood Library,
- 1st place $50, 2nd Place $40,
- Middle School Category: Grades 6 – 8.
- High School Category: Grades 9 - 12.
- The poem must be the poet’s original work and TYPED on 8 ½” x 11” paper.
- Name, address, phone number, grade, and school should be listed on a separate piece of paper than the poem. This information must not appear on your poem.
- Wood Library employees & contest judges are not eligible to participate.
- One entry per person.
- Five copies of poem must be submitted.
The Poetry Contest Award Ceremony will take place on April 28 at at Phoenix Coffee located at