Poetry Month begins tomorrow, April 1st. This year’s theme is Poetry City.
- Poetry Bookmark Contest
- Drummond Poetry Contest
- Great Blue Heron Poetry Contest (and the Sheldon Currie Fiction Contest)
There are copies of the information sheets for each of the above at the Library Circulation Desk, or see your English teacher.
The Collaborative Urban Poem Project: Physical and Digital
- The Physical Poem
- Poem to be created on a giant sheet of paper on the big Library whiteboard.
- The idea is to create a city of/with words.
- The Digital Poem
- The same idea as above but created online using Padlet.
- The URL for the Padlet Wall is <http://padlet.com/wall/PoetryCity2014>
Other ESA activities/events:
- There is also a bulletin board display outside the Library. We will be building a city made of poems, day by day, over the course of the month.
- There will also be poetry readings on the announcements each day.
- Miscellaneous will be back. Date(s) TBA.
Other public events:
- Toronto Public Library: Poetry Saved My Life
- Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library
- Thursday April 10th
- Details: http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT160769&R=EVT160769
- Toronto Public Library Young Voices 2014
- Magazine of teen writing and Visual Art
- Submission Deadline: April 5th