Teens in 6th through 12th grades are invited to write an original poem, rap or song for National Poetry Month. Six teens will receive signed copies of Sending Christmas Cards to Huck and Hamlet from poet Joe Mills, Whole Foods box lunch at On the Same Poem Luncheon and a Barnes and Noble gift card worth $50 (1st Place), $30 (2nd Place) or $20 (3rd Place). Entry forms can be found at any Library location, or from your student’s teachers and media specialists. Entries must be submitted to the Teen Central Department at Central Library by 5 pm on Thursday, April 17th. Central Library is located at 660 W. Fifth Street in Winston-Salem. For more information, call Janis Fox at 703-3080 or Candace Brennan at 703-3022 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Writings may be on any subject, in any style. This must be an original work that has not been published. We can accept only 3 works per person. Please submit your work typewritten, 10 or 12 point font. Automatic disqualification for expletives, and derogatory or sexually explicit references.