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Jefferson-Madison Regional Library to hold poetry contest

Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 1:36 pm

Do you love to write poetry?  The Jefferson-Madison Regional Library will have its annual teen poetry contest from Oct. 1 to Oct. 27.   Contest forms and guidelines are available at each branch library and online at  Teens age 12  through 18 can submit only one poem they have written.

Three winners will be chosen,  prizes will be awarded,  and  the winners  will be  eligible for entry in the annual teen poetry contest sponsored  by the Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) library journal.

Children’s author Cathy May will be one of several judges.  Submission deadline is Oct. 27.  Winners will be notified by mid-November.