Troy Public Library 2021 Poetry Contests: Adult, Teen & Youth
April is poetry month, and we’re looking for some excellent poetry from the Troy community! Please read the guidelines below and submit your poetry here before 11:59 pm on Sunday, April 25 to be considered. There are no limitations on form, style, or theme – let your creativity be your guide.
A winner from each of the age groups below will be awarded a $50 gift card and all winning poems and honorable mentions will be published on the TPL website.
Adult: Ages 18+
Teen: Grades 6–12
Youth: Grades 3–5
Youth: Grades K–2
- Youth, Teens, and Adults are welcome to participate. A winner from each age group will be chosen.
- Each author may submit up to three poems
- Each poem should be no longer than three pages
- Content should be appropriate for a general audience
- By submitting your poem, you are agreeing to allow your poem to be posted on the Troy Public Library website and social media channels if chosen as a winner or honorable mention.
- If you are under 18, submitting your poem means you have gotten permission from a parent or legal guardian.
Visit troypl.org/poetry to upload submissions