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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.
Teens aged 10-18 are invited to enter our 13th annual poetry contest. Submit up to 6 poems by email, snail mail or in person at the library by April 18.
Gift cards to Barnes & Noble will be awarded for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, and all winning entries will be printed in a booklet to be distributed at the library.
Please include all necessary contact information with each submission, so we know who to credit. Only residents of Illinois are eligible to enter.
Unanswered Questions? Contact librarian Donna Block at (847) 663-6434 or email@example.com for more information.
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.