East Cobb Poetry Contest Deadline

Submissions for the Mary Ellen Wright Memorial Poetry Contest are due by Thursday.

The is holding a poetry contest in memory of Mary Ellen Wright, an active library supporter who passed away in 2011. The contest is open to ages 9-17. Maryann Strossner, a private donor honoring the memory of her friend Mary Ellen, who loved the library and enjoyed poetry, provides funding for the contest.


  • The contest is open to ages 9-17.
  • Entrants may enter only one poem.
  • All poems must be dropped off at the . Entries will not be accepted after Thursday at 6 p.m.
  • All entries must be accompanied by a completed entry form.
  • Poems may be of any length, on any topic, and of any form.


There will be two winners; one from each age group:

  • Ages 9-12: $25 prize
  • Ages 13-17: $75 prize

For more information, visit: http://www.cobbcat.org/poetry-contest.


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