Writers, makers and artists, enter your creation to win prizes and get published!
Prizes will be awarded in each category.
1st Prize: $250
2nd Prize: $100
Everyone who enters will be invited to the Teen Media Awards celebration on Saturday, August 12! All submitters will be notified prior to the event whether or not they have won an award.
Ralph Munn Creative Writing Contest
For Allegheny County teens grades 9 – 12
Deadline: Sunday, April 30 (11:59 pm)
- Short Prose
The Labsy Awards Teen Media Contest
For Allegheny County teens grades 6 – 12
Deadline: Sunday, July 9 (11:59 pm)
- 2D Art & Design (paintings, drawings, prints, etc.)
- 3D Art & Design (clay, 3D prints, models, etc.)
- Filmmaking (original film)
- Fashion (handmade, modified, or upcycled apparel and accessories)
- Invention (robot, video game, or other original invention)
- Music (original composition
- Photography (original photo)
- Cover Art (cover art for 2017 Ralph Munn Creative Writing Anthology
Need a place to create?
Stop by The Labs, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s teen-only learning lab at one of our five weekly sites to use equipment, software and get advice.
For questions, info on Labs and writing workshops or help getting started, call or visit any Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh location or email: