North Branch Area Library Youth Poetry Contest

The North Branch Area Library invites youth poets from around the region to participate in the annual Poetry Contest!

This contest is sponsored by the Friends of the North Branch Area Library.

The 2021 contest is now concluded.  To view this year’s entries and winners, visit the eBook, Stuck at Home.


View the eBook for the 2020 contest, Family Reflections.

To Participate:

The contest takes place in April.  Each year, poets in Kindergarten-12th grade are invited to write and submit a poem based on a theme.  Check this page early in 2022 for information on next year’s contest.

Contest entries will be published in an eBook that will be published through MN Writes MN Reads and will be submitted into the Indie Author Project collection.