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Just Do It. Write!  Become A Teen Author

Do you have something to write? Long to add your voice to the mix & share your thoughts with the rest of the world? Get started with the Library's teen writing opportunities & resources!



Enter the Writing Contest for Teens @ the

 HAwKesBury PuBlic LiBRary


Here is your opportunity to launch your skills as a writer......
Enter the Hawkesbury Public Library for Teens Writing Contest. Submit your own writing of a short story, documentary, poem or comic strip. The sky is the limit.... add in your own art and bring forth your talent as an illustrator!

More information will be during the Teen Zone Drop-in programs. So charge up your ipad or tablet, let your imagination loose and start writing!

Download the HPL Teen Writing Contest Guidelines    (PDF)

More Writing Opportunities & Tips for Success

 Writing Contests for Teens
Muriel Morrison Young Authors and Poets Awards
The Canadian Aboriginal Youth Writing Challenge
Claremont Review Annual Poetry & Fiction Contests
The Exquisite Prompt Write It, Film It Video Contest
Book Week Writing Contest for Teens
 Writing Tips & Tutorials
Teen Writer (SF & Fantasy Writing)
Making Your Poem Better
Preditors & Editors Writing with Writers
Scriptorium Scribbles
Ten ways to tighten your prose
Wordwrights Canada
Write Site News Room for Students

Writing an Essay? Get help!

Teen Writing Contest Winners


  1. Desmond Chad MacLean .... author of.... Perfect flaws    (PDF)
  2. Mercedez MacLean .... author of.... Sweet child o' Mom's    (PDF)
  3. Umaia Perlin W. .... author of.... The Greater Todenham Women's Group    (PDF)


  1. Umaia Perlin W. .... author of.... Night train to Brighton: selected excerpts    (PDF)
  2. Aaish Adnan .... author of.... Haunted house    (PDF)
  3. Mina Rouleau .... author of.... Books are alive    (PDF)

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