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20th Annual Poetry Contest

The Poetry Contest is back for its 20th year! Amateur poets are encouraged to enter their original works by April 15th, 2019.

All participants in grades 2–12 are invited to read their work at the Youth Poetry Café on May 2nd.

All adult participants are invited to read their work at the Open Mic Night on May 6th.

Enter Online Contest Rules

Not entering online? Enter at any branch or download and print the form.


Previous Years' Winners

NEW: 2018 Booklet by Students (Grades 2-12)
NEW: 2018 Booklet by Adults
2016 Booklet by Students (Grades 2-12)
2016 Booklet by Adults
2015 Booklet by Students (Grades 2–12)

2015 Booklet by Adults
2014 Booklet by Students (Grades 2–12)
2014 Booklet by Adults
2013 Booklet by Students (Grades 2–12)
2013 Booklet by Adults

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