Teen Poets show off your talents!
Do verses just run through your head? Do you love writing poetry and giving it a voice?
WIN CASH AWARDS and the opportunity to perform at:
FALL FEST 2014 / SLAMMIN’ RHYMES CHALLENGE VIX
Saturday, November 15, 2014
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Central Library – Clowes Auditorium
40 East St. Clair Street.
Write with the inspiring thoughts of:
Raising the Bar – I Am Connected, Unique, and Powerful!
How to Enter:
Please submit a typed or legible written copy of your original poem and a recording (cassette or CD) of your reading to: Cordia Watkins, Lawrence Library, 7898 North Hague Road, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46256 or deliver to your local INDYPL library.
DEADLINE for entries: Monday, October 27, 2014
All participants will receive participation gift cards. Ten teen poets will be selected to receive $25.00 gift cards and perform their winning entries at FALL FEST 2014.
Award presentation will be given by Tamika Catchings, Indiana Fever forward, 2012 WNBA Champion, 2011 WNBA MVP, and 3-time Olympic Gold Medalist.
This event is made possible by the Library’s African-American History Committee, and by the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation; the Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation; the Donna D. Talley Story Theatre Fund; The Dr. Michael R. Twyman Endowment Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
Pick up details and entry forms at your local branch or click on the links below for printable documents.
Slammin’ Rhymes Challenge IX Information
Teen Slammin’ Rhymes Challenge IX Entry Form