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Teen Writing Contest

Teen Writing Contest for Grades 6-12

Congratulations to the 2021 winners!

We asked teens to write a short story or personal narrative on “Life in the Pandemic.” Read the winning stories in the Teen Writing Contest e-book below. This contest was presented by the Upper Dublin Library, Sandy Run Middle School Library & Upper Dublin High School Library and supported by the Friends of UDPL.

Teen Writing Contest e-book


MIDDLE SCHOOL (Grades 6-8)

1st PLACE – Diary of a Boy Going Insane by Christopher Grivner

2nd PLACE – Found in Absence by Natasha Dixon

3rd PLACE – The Hardest Thing During the Pandemic: Being Asian American by Isabella Park 

HONORABLE MENTION – Diary of a Covid Teenager by Emmanuelle K.

HONORABLE MENTION – A New Normal by Lucy S.

HIGH SCHOOL (Grades 9-12)

1st PLACE – Her Deepened Cage by Rowan Blankemeyer

2nd PLACE – Looking Back on Covid by Makayla B.

3rd PLACE – Walking by Alyssa Levito 

HONORABLE MENTION – Serotonin by Sydnee O.

HONORABLE MENTION – Dear Diary by Kayla Misher 

Thank you to all who entered!

Submit your work for the Teen Poetry Contest! Submissions dues April 30th, 2021.