MARQUETTE - The Peter White Public Library is helping sponsor a youth writing competition for students in grades six through 12, including those who are home schooled.
Entries will be accepted in poetry, short stories and book review categories. Six winners will receive a cash prize of $50 and will be invited to a writing workshop presented by various Michigan authors during the Upper Peninsula Book Tour in June.
The contest is open to residents of PWPL's service area, which includes the city of Marquette and Marquette, Chocolay, Ewing, Powell, Sands, Skandia, Turin, Wells and West Branch townships. The deadline for submissions is 9 p.m. Jan. 23.
Rules and guidelines are available in the Youth Services Department at the library, online at www.pwpl.info, and at schools serving middle and high school students in the library's service area.
For more information, call 226-4320.