Teen Writing Contest Invites Entries

Teens in Grades 6 through 12 are invited to submit an original short story based on “A Thanksgiving Celebration.” Entries will be accepted November 1 through 30, 2017.

The competition will be divided into two categories: Grades 6–8 and 9–12. One winner will be selected from each category, and the winning short stories will be posted on Siouxland Libraries’ website and Facebook page.

Stories must be submitted with an entry form ( Contest) at any Siouxland Libraries branch or emailed to with the subject line “Teen Writing Contest.”

Winners will be announced on Siouxland Libraries’ website and Facebook page Monday, December 11, 2017. Prizes will be awarded to the top three winners in both age categories.

For more information, go to or call Siouxland Libraries at 367-8700.