Attention aspiring poets: KDL is hosting its 14th annual Teen Poetry Contest!
This year features two chances to win prizes! Submit up to two poems for a chance to win a $50 Meijer gift card. Then, read one of your poems at our Spoken Word Competition for another chance to win! You must submit a written work to be eligible for the Spoken Word Competition.
Submit poems between April 1 - April 30, 2017
- Contest is open to Kent County residents in grades 6-12.
- Poems must be submitted between April 1, 2017 and April 30, 2017 at any KDL branch or using our online form.
- A maximum of 2 poems can be submitted.
- Submitting a poem automatically enters you in the Spoken Word Competition on May 18.
- All poems must be your own original work.
- Submissions become the property of Kent District Library and will not be returned. Please be sure to make a copy for yourself.
- Winning entries will appear on the KDL website's Teen Page. KDL reserves the right to correct minor spelling and grammatical errors.
- Twenty winners (10 in the juried contest and 10 in the spoken word contest) will each receive a $50 Meijer gift card. Juried winners will be notified prior to May 15.