Annual Writing Contest

The Friends of the Mobile Public Library sponsor an annual Writing Contest for all Mobile County students in grades 9-12. The contest is open to all Mobile County public, private and home schooled students in these grades.

Entries for the 2017 writing contest have been received.

Awards were given for first, second, third place and honorable mention for short story, poetry and essay categories. The topic or theme was open, and students were free to submit one entry for each category. Winners were recognized during the Friends of the Mobile Public Library Annual Meeting on March 9.

  1. "KISMET" by Carmine Lee
  2. "Fate and Incest and Free Will Too" by Charlemagne Nightingale
  1. "Captain O'neal Dr." by Lucy Little
  2. "Reality" by K-Bird
  3. "Gulf Coast Girl" by Blue Heron
Short Story
  1. "432" by Amy Revbreck
  2. "A Lesson for the Infield" by Megan Kay
  3. "Apple Woman" by Jane Doe

Call 251-208-7902 for more information.