Two spots remain open on the 2012 Teenquake Lit Olympics teams. Time to put on your game face and compete for a chance to play in the games along with your favorite young adult authors. It’s simple, write a letter to yourself about who, what, and/or where you’ll be 20 years from now and use the form below to enter.
Contest deadline: 11:59pm on Tuesday, September 25, 2012
What, you ask, is in it for you?
- Two of you win gold medals and a spot on a TQ Lit Olympics team where you’ll regale the crowd with the story of your 2032 self. Also, signed books from all authletes!
- Three silver medalists receive signed copies of the authletes books.
- Ten of you walk away with bronze medals and a swag bag.
- All 15 winners get their work published on DearTeenMe.com and in the Winter issue of the Litquake zine, Magnitude. And, most importantly, ultimate bragging rights.
A few rules
- To compete, you must be 13 to 18 years old. All work must be original and limited to 300 words. All entries due by 11:59pm on Tuesday, September 25, 2012. Winning writers are expected to attend event on Saturday, October 6 at 4pm in San Francisco (Z Space, 450 Florida St.)
Teachers, Librarians, you can be winners, too! The school with the most entries receives a set of signed books, one from each of the YA authletes.
Download the 2012 Teenquake Lit Olympics flyer.
On your marks…get set…write!