2019 Voices Of Lincoln Poetry Contest

April 01, 2019 -
July 20, 2019
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Price: FREE
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Lincoln Public Library
485 Twelve Bridges Drive
Lincoln, CA 95648
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Web: http://www.libraryatlincoln.org
The 15th Annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest officially begins in April, as part of the celebration of National Poetry Month. There are five new categories: “Who Is The Most Important Person In My Life?” 'What Treasure Would I Like To Discover?” 'What Don’t I Know About You That I Should?” 'What Would I Do If I Ruled The World?” 'Should We Be Thinking About Today Or Tomorrow?” Poets may submit a maximum of three poems, no more than one in each of three of the five contest categories.

Poems may be in rhyme, free verse, Haiku or other accepted poetry forms and of any length, up to a maximum of 60 lines.

Everyone is encouraged to enter the contest. Poets do not have to live in Lincoln, CA to be eligible. Young Poets, 18-years of age or under, are encouraged to submit poems and will compete in a special “Young Poets” category.

Entry Forms and Contest Rules are available in the rack next to the Front Desk at the Lincoln Public Library at Twelve Bridges and can be downloaded from the following website: www.libraryatlincoln.org under “NEWS.”
Entry Forms must be received no later than Saturday, July 20, 2019. Early submissions are appreciated. If you have questions, please contact Alan Lowe, Contest Coordinator, at slolowe@icloud.com for assistance.

Winners will read their poems on Sunday, October 13, 2019, at the Voices of Lincoln Special Event to be held from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the Willow Room at the Lincoln Public Library at Twelve Bridges, 485 Twelve Bridges Drive, Lincoln, CA. Winners also will be presented with a commemorative chapbook of the winning poems.
 
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