Imagined Ink

Imagined Ink 2018 Fall Writing Contest and Workshops for Grades 6-12

Are you a tween or teen in grades 6-12 in the FVRL district? Send us your entries for the Imagined Ink Teen Writing Contest between September 1 and October 1, 2018!

Entries will be read by a panel of judges. Prizes will be awarded to winners in two age groups (6-8th grade and 9-12th grade) in four categories (short story, poem, essay and comic). Winning entries will be published on the library's website.

Important Dates

Who can participate?

The Writing Contest is open to youth in grades 6-12 who live within, attend school, or are home schooled in the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District and the Woodland School District.

Rules on entries

  • Must be 1,000 words or less
  • Must be original work by contestant
  • May be any genre, topic or format
  • Must be in English or Spanish
  • Only one entry per person
  • Must be submitted via the online form

FVRL staff may edit entries for spelling and punctuation.

Congratulations to our 2017 winners!

High School Division

First Place:
Where the Crosswalks are Taking Us by Reid Brown, grade 11
Second Place:
Whispers by Emma Peterson, grade 10
Third Place:
The Lone, Black Chicken by Joseph Peterson, grade 10
Honorable Mention:
Melayna Campos, Abigail Moreland, Kathryn Peck, Calley Mihaiuc, Rebecca Strizver, Ashlyn Meza, Kana Sasaki, Erin Van Natta, Louisa Nichol, Kiley Sidwell

Middle School Division

First Place:
Glamor by Emma Hastings, grade 8
Second Place:
Paralyzed by Cassie Morris, grade 7
Third Place:
Void Academy by Josie DeBord, grade 8
Best Poem
The Heart of the Forest by Kiera McKee, grade 7
Honorable Mention:
Zachary McClellan, Micah Taylor, Nora VanRees, Rayna Gardea, Phoebe Perrone, Logan DeJong, Elliot Holden