Get discovered! Submit your best work for a chance to win prizes and publication and help the library celebrate Teen Read Week. If your work is selected, you could see your original poem, short story, essay, or comic published in our online magazine. Submissions accepted October 9 – December 29, 2017.



3 winning entries from each category will be published in the Write On! Online literary magazine.
Each winner will also receive a $25 gift card.



To Enter

  • You must be between 12-18 years old, a Solano County resident and submit your own work.

  • Each participant may submit to one category only.

  • Begins Monday, October 9, 2017

  • Ends Friday, December 29, 2017 at 11:59pm

  • All entries are subject to verification and images may be used by Solano County Library for promotional purposes.

  • Full contest details




  • Short stories

  • Essays

  • Poems

  • Comics


Short stories, essays and poems may be submitted to


Comic book entries may be submitted to or in person at one of our branches. See the full contest details for the specified rules for each category.




  • 3 winning entries from each category will be published in the Write On! online literary magazine.

  • $25 Gift Card


Write On! Writing Contest Links


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Submit your photos to the Teen Photography Contest 2018.


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