2016 East Lake County Library Poetry Contest

The East Lake County Library is holding the Annual Poetry Contest in honor of April as National Poetry Month. Entries are being accepted now until May 2, 2016.

The Poetry Contest is for all ages and will be separated into three age groups:

Children's Group: up to 12 years old
Teen Group: 13-18 years old
Adult Group: 19+ years old

There is no limit to how many entries that can be submitted by one person. To qualify, entries must be as follows:

  • On any topic
  • Any style of writing
  • Fit on ONE letter-size page (8.5x11) and preferably typed
  • Submitted with entry form or via U.S. Mail or electronically with the online entry form.
  • Hard copies should have the name and age group on the back of the poem
  • Deadline May 2, 2016

Prizes will be awarded to the top three winners in each age group
1st place - $50 Gift certificate to Books-A-Million
2nd place - $25 Gift certificate to Books-A-Million
3rd place - $15 Gift certificate to Books-A-Million

For more information contact:
Scott N. Amey
East Lake County Library

Contest Winners

2014 Winners
2010 Winners
2009 Winners
2008 Winners
2007 Winners
2006 Winners
2005 Winners
2004 Winners
2003 Winners
2002 Winners