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Summer Reading Teen Writing Contest

Teen Writing Contest: Weber County Library

How It Works

The Teen Summer Reading Writing Contest is a contest where young writers can showcase their writing talents in fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. Participants will have the opportunity to share their original works and compete with others for prizes. This event is a great opportunity for teens to express themselves and develop their writing skills.



Contest Rules

  1. Participants must be between the ages of 12 and 18.
  2. Submissions must be original work by the participant.
  3. Teens may enter as many times as they would like but can only win twice over the summer.
  4. Entries must be typed, no longer than three pages, double spaced, and use font size 12. 
  5. Entries will not be accepted after July 31, 2024
  6. Entries are judged in two age groups: Ages 12 to 14 and ages 15 to 18. A winner from each age group will be chosen weekly from each of the three genres. 

Contest Categories

  1. Fiction
  2. Nonfiction
  3. Poetry

Enter the Teen Summer Writing Contest!

Submissions accepted after June 1st.