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Congratulations to all the winners of the library’s 15th annual poetry contest!
1st place: Connie Lay-Ngo
2nd place: Najlah Iqbal
3rd place: Anjana Tomay
Honorable Mentions: Mai Lu and Danielle Brunner
1st place: Kevin Shyne
2nd place: Jim Koppersteiner
The poems are all on display on the 3rd floor of the library. They’ve also been printed in booklets that are FREE to the the public.
Thank you, thank you, thank to to everyone who contributed poems to us this year. We had over 70 entries this year and the judging was tough. Thank you also to our wonderful panel of local judges!
Congratulations to our winning poets! The winning poems will be displayed on the 3rd floor throughout the month. They are also published in free booklet.
1st Place: “This Place” by Surdeep Chauhan
2nd Place: “Lonely Girl” by Grace Park
3rd Place: “If my Words were Golden” by Michael Welch
Pick up a copy of our free poetry booklet today!
Enter our poetry contest by April 17, 2011!
Winning poems will be printed in a booklet and displayed at the library.
First Prize: $75 certificate Second Prize: $50 certificate Third Prize: $25 certificate
Contest is open to residents of Chicago and suburbs.
To enter you must be between 10 and 18 years old as of April 17, 2011.
Limit 6 poems per poet.
Include your name, age, address and phone number.
Email entries: to firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more about National Poetry Month.
Looking for inspiration or need some writing tips? Check out some of the great poetry books in our collection.
First Place: William Wallis for his poem “The Wreck of the Attica”
Second Place: Alicia Tatiana Carletto for her poem “Where I’m From”
Third Place: Samuel Fuller for his poem “Voices”
Honorable Mention: Geoffrey Wallis for his poem “The Six Romans”
The winning poems are currently on display on the 3rd floor of the library. They are also included in copies of a booklet that is availble free to the public.
Thank you to everyone who submitted poems this year! There were many great poems and they were all enjoyable to read. Please do not feel discouraged if your poem didn’t win a prize, but continue to write and share your writing with others.
A big “Thank You” goes out to everybody who submitted their poems to our 11th annual poetry contest! We had a great turn out this year. The winners will be announced next Monday, May 5.