12th Annual Pleasure Island Poetry Contest

The 12th Annual Pleasure Island Poetry Contest is sponsored by: 


  • Orange Beach Public Library 
  • Friends of the Orange Beach Library 
  • Thomas B. Norton Public Library 
  • Friends of the Thomas B. Norton Public Library 

Who can participate? 


All students in grades K-12 in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores. 


Winners will be chosen based on the following criteria: 


  • theme development
  • creative use of language 
  • appeal to senses 
*Judges decisions are final. 

Deadline


The poems must be submitted on or before Friday, March 24, 2017 by 6 p.m. 

Prizes 

Prizes will be awarded on the basis of individual merit and grade level. 

How to enter a poem:


Your poem should be typed or printed on standard printer paper and must have an entry form attached.  Entry forms are available at Orange Beach and Gulf Shores schools, both Orange Beach and Gulf Shores Public Libraries as well as online.  Return to your library in person or by mail.

Orange Beach Public Library 
Poetry Contest 
P.O. Box 1649
Orange Beach, AL 36561 
www.orangebeachlibrary.org 
251-981-2923 

Thomas B. Norton Public Library
Poetry Contest 
221 W 19th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-1176 


12th Pleasure Island Poetry Contest