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 2013 / SLAMMIN’ RHYMES CHALLENGE VIII
Write with the inspiring thoughts of:
Lyrics of My Life: “My Inspirational Song”
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 28, 2013
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 2013.
Award presentation will be given by MC Lyte, well known national figure in the hip-hop music world and author of the book, Unstoppable: Igniting the Power Within to Achieve Your Greatest Potential.
Not only that, there will be performances or presentations by WHHH Hot 96.3 FM hip-hop personality DJ Wrekk 1, Christian rap artist Will Stomp, spoken word artist and human beat box Tony Styx, the hip-hop dance group Traci Urban Jamm Dance Studio, and singer and spoken word artist Nedra “Vokull” Sobule.
This event is sponsored by the Library’s African-American History Committee., and by the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation, the Indiana Arts Commission, Flaherty & Collins Properties, and the Dr. Michael R. Twyman Endowment Fund.