(photo courtesy of Flickr user lowjumpingfrog)
(photo courtesy of Flickr user lowjumpingfrog)

Get writing, teens! There is still time to enter Darien Library's 3rd Annual Teen Writing Competition.


To enter, send this form via email along with your entry to teenstaff@darienlibrary.org on or before February 28th. Participants should be in grades 7th-12th to qualify.  Writing catagories include fiction, poetry, and  non-fiction.

Winners in each catagory and grade level will receive a first place prize of $100, runner-up prize of $25, and an honorable mention award. The awards will be announced at the awards ceremony on March 31st at 2 p.m.

Returning judges include the brilliant Dulcy Brainard and  talented Melissa Crandall. This year we are proud to welcome Marc Aronson as a guest judge for the non- fiction catagories.  Marc Aronson is an author, publisher, editor, and historian who writes young adult fiction for pre-teens and teenagers. We are so excited to have Mr. Aronson as our keynote speaker and judge at this year's Teen Writing Competition ceremony.


For more information or questions please contact Teen Librarian, Erica Gauquier at egauquier@darienlibrary.org.