Teen Winter Writing Contest
Entries are due through January 31, 2019
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  • Rules & Guidelines

    Entries must be in middle school or high school (grades 6-12) to be eligible to win. This contest is a "free write" or open-ended contest, which means there are no writing guidelines. It can be about any topic and written in any format. For questions, please email iwest@alexlibraryva.org.
  • I have followed the rules and guidelines as outlined; my work is original work. If my writing is selected, I agree that the Alexandria Library and/or media outlets may use my work.
  • I have read the rules and guidelines and allow my child to submit an original essay/poem to the Alexandria Library. I understand that this work may be posted on the library‚Äôs website and/or used in other media outlets (using only first name and last initial to identify).
  • Please provide a parent/guardian email. Once form is submitted a confirmation email will be sent to the parent.
  • Contest entry must be uploaded as a Word document (.doc or .docx) or PDF.