Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Teen Summer Writing Contest


This Writing Contest is open to teens worldwide and is co-hosted by Barbara Bush Branch Library and LSC-Tomball Community Library.

Students in both Middle School and High School are welcome to submit Short Stories and/or Poetry. Three winners will be selected in each category and every participant will receive a Certificate of Participation. Entry Form and Guidelines are available here.

This year, Teen Summer Writing Contest winners will be announced by local Houston YA Author Crystal Allen who’s first Middle Grade novel, How Lamar's Bad Prank Won a Bubba Sized Trophy, received praise from Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Review and YA author Neal Shusterman. The reception where winners will be anounced is scheduled for 7:00-8:00pm on August 12, 2014 and will take place at LSC-Tomball Community Library in Tomball, TX.  Teens do not have to be present to win.

Questions about the Teen Summer Writing Contest? Please contact YA Librarian Rebecca at ccteen@hcpl.net.