Young Adult Poetry Contest

2013-04 YA Poetry Contest web slider mediumStudents in grades 6-12 are invited to participate in Huntington City-Township Public Library’s annual Young Adult Poetry Contest by entering their own original poem based on this year’s overall summer reading club theme, “Dig Into Reading!” or on the theme for the young adult division of summer reading club, “Beneath the Surface.”

Poems may be in any form of the poet’s choice, including haiku, limerick, ballad, and free verse, and must be the original work of the submitter.  Illustrations are optional but encouraged.  All submissions must be in good taste.  Poems will be judged by the following criteria: