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CALLING ALL POETS!

youth poet laureate

CALLING ALL POETS, SPOKEN WORD ARTISTS, EMCEES & WRITERS!

Win a chance to represent the state of Oklahoma as the FIRST EVER OKLAHOMA YOUTH POET LAUREATE!

Win a book deal to publish your first book, perform & tour the state!

Open to ages 14-19, please see the attached registration form for more details, or contact poet@olaa.org for more information.

Application can also be filled out online, right here.

2014 Creative Writing Contest Winners!

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Thank you to everyone that entered this year's Young People's Creative Writing Contest! We had 500 entries this year -- wow! Below is a full list of winners, and attached are scanned copies of the winning entries. Winners will be honored in an award ceremony on Friday, August 22, 7 pm, at the Hardesty Regional Library's Connor's Cove Theatre. All are welcome! Congratulations to all the winners! 

POETRY 10-12

1st Place: "The Battle" by Ruth Anne Dunn

2nd Place: "Still You Rise" by Amarianna Doakes

POETRY 13-15

Library Summer Reading Nights!

Celebrate a successful summer of reading with two summer sports nights. Children and teens who complete the Summer Reading Program will earn a free ticket to the games! See attached posters for more information on how to redeem free tickets, how to buy additional tickets, and more information. See you out there!

Reading Night @ONEOK Field

Northwest Arkansas Naturals vs. Tulsa Drillers

Saturday, August 2, 7:05 pm

AND

Thank you!

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Thank you to all the entrants to the 2014 Young People's Creative Writing Contest!

We received a ton of great entries this year & our community judges will begin reading them soon. Winners will be notified by telephone in early August! 

Teen Book Review: Monument 14

"I absolutely loved this!!!! This would be my first option in a situation like this. If you're a fan of apocalyptic style books then this is totally for you. I can't wait until Book 3 comes out!!!!!!!!!"

To find a copy of Monument 14click here!

To find the second book in the series, Sky on Fireclick here!

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