Blank notebook laying on grass with a pen resting on the open pages

Marigold Teen Zine Writing Contest!

Teens are invited to submit their own creative works to the 2023 Summer Teen Zine!
Accepted works include: photography, short stories, poetry or comic strips. 

Contest Rules
Participants must be between 12 and 17 years old and have a current TRAC Library Card.
The photography category will have one chosen winner who may get their image as that weeks cover
Short Stories
Due to limited space we ask that short story submissions be kept less than two pages (<One page single spaced, <two pages double spaced)
Poetry submissions can be any style, but entries are limited to one page. You may submit more than one poem on the same page. 
Comic Strips
Comic submissions will be limited to one page. When submitting images of comic strips, if they are not done digitally, should be scanned. Pictures of the comic will also be accepted, but try to make the image as clear as possible. 
Contest Dates
Registration opens June 28th and will be open the duration of the contest

How to Submit
First register for our TeenZine, and then email with you Name, Age and your submission (Don't forget to title it). 
By registering you will receive a digital copy of the TeenZine to your email.