Poetry Contest

11/14/2021 (All day)
11/15/2021 (All day)
11/16/2021 (All day)
11/17/2021 (All day)
11/18/2021 (All day)
11/19/2021 (All day)
11/20/2021 (All day)
Other Info: 
Enter by 5 PM on November 20.

Unleash your creativity for our 2021 Poetry Contest for all ages.

Rules/How to Enter:

Submit your poem using this form on our website (www.smfpl.org/form/poetry_contest).
Poems must be no longer than 1 page in length (single or double spaced).
By submitting your poem, you are agreeing that your poem is your original work.
One poem per participant.
Submissions will not be returned. Authors retain copyright of their poems.
Poems must be suitable for a general audience.
Age divisions are Adult (18+), Teen (12-17), and Children (5-11).
Enter between Sun., November 14 and Sat., November 20 at 5 PM. No late entries will be accepted. 

Entries will be judged (without author’s name) by a committee of library staff members. Winners will be announced Wed., November 24. There will be three gift card prizes from The Learned Owl Book Shop per age division, compliments of the Friends of the Library:  First Place ($50), Second Place ($30), and Third Place ($20). Winners will be published on the library’s website and Facebook. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.