Student Poetry Contest Grades 1-12
Saturday April 1, 2017
During the month of April the Agawam Public Library will be hosting a poetry contest for students in grades 1-12.
Entries will be accepted April 1st through April 29th.
All entries submitted must meet contest guidelines.
** Writers must be in grades 1 to 12. ** Poem entries must be original work. **Maximum of 1 poem per author may be entered. ** Poems cannot be longer than one 8 1/2 X 11 inch page. ** Poems must be typed or hand-written on white paper with no illustrations or decorations. ** The author’s name must not appear anywhere on the poem. ** The poem must have a title that should be centered at the top of the page.
Entries will be taken April 1st – April 29th, 2017. Entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 29th. Entries cannot be put in the book drop. E-mail entries will not be accepted.
Poems will be judged based on Spelling, Grammar, Style & Presentation, Impact, and Originality.
Contest winners will be announced May 19th, 2017.
All entries will be bound into a book for viewing at the library.
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