Quad City Book Fair sponsors Youth Essay Contest

Chase Burns/Submission

The Quad City Book Fair, in partnership with the Midwest Writing Center,  announces a youth essay contest.  Entries will be judged in three age divisions: 7-10 years old, 11-14 years old, 15-18 years old.  

The topic of the essay is "My Favorite Book and Why".  The essays should be no more than 500 words.  A cover sheet with the essay should contain contact information, name, address, phone, email, and age.

The essays should be mailed to Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd St., Suite 303, Davenport, Iowa 52801.  They must be postmarked no later than April 26, 2010.

The winners will be announced and prizes awarded at  12:15 p.m.  at the first ever Quad City Book Fair, May 8, 2010 at  River Music Experience, 131 W. 2nd Street Davenport, Iowa.             

Winners will also be able to read their winning essays.