Writing Contest for teenagers for free

Are you a poet? Enter the Teen Poetry Contest! Free verse, haiku, sonnets, limericks… all forms of poetry are welcome! There will be prizes for the first, second, and third place winners, and the winning poems will be displayed in the Young Adult Library. Winners will be notified by telephone Monday, May 26.

Contest Regulations
1. Entrants must be between the ages of 12 and 18.
2. Entrants may submit one poem.
3. Poems must be unpublished, in whole or part.
4. The maximum length of a poem is 4 pages (no minimum). Entries must be typed.
5. Poems must be submitted with a completed entry form attached. The writer’s name should NOT appear anywhere on the poem itself.
6. Please keep a copy of your poem. We cannot return the entries we receive.

Submitting Your Poem
Submit entries to the Children’s Information Desk on the second floor of the Grande Prairie Public Library.

Deadline: 9:00 pm, Wednesday, April 30
Poems submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

or pick one up at the Young Adult Information Desk.

For ages 12 to 18.


Good news! The library is on Tumblr. We've created a teen Tumblr account for teens and fans of YA fiction. Follow gpplteenterritory for book recommendations, library related news and a few laughs!

Throughout April, we are holding a draw. Follow us for a chance to win some sweet prizes! To enter you must:
1.Follow us
2.Send us an ask. Click the ASK US ANYTHING button on our Tumblr page. Send us your name, phone number and the title of your favourite book, then click ask.
Entrees must live in the Grande Prairie area. The winners will be announced on Tumblr and notified by phone.

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