The contest is now over and the judges are reading all the entries to announce the 3 winners on June 1.
Enter your poem in the Rhyme On! teen poetry contest for a chance to win a $50 Barnes & Noble gift card!
This is a contest to promote and encourage teen poets. Contest runs from April 1–30, 2017. Winners will be announced June 1, 2017.
Participants must be middle school, junior high or high school ages.
Submissions become the property of KCLS and will not be returned. No late entries will be accepted. Submissions may be in any poetic format, rhyme or free verse, and must not exceed 500 words. Illustrations, images or special characters cannot be recognized by KCLS software.
Submissions accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org, or at any library on CD or DVD with an entry form and a printout of the submission.
Contestants may submit as many entries as they wish.
Winners will be selected by a panel of teen librarians and other KCLS staff.
Download, print, and fill out an entry form (PDF).
Send your entry to email@example.com, turn your entry in at any KCLS library, or mail your entry to:
King County Library System
960 Newport Way NW
Issaquah, WA 98027
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