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Celebrate National Library Week with the Book Spine Poetry Contest!

Posted by on April 20th, 2020 Posted in: All Posts

Book Spine Poetry Contest

National Poetry Month | April 1 – 30

Book spine poetry


Calling all Maya Angelous, Pablo Nerudas, and Claude McKays! In honor of National Poetry Month and National Library Week, NNLM SEA is hosting a book spine poetry contest. All participants will be entered into a lottery to receive free registration to ALA Annual 2021 or the conference of their choice*!

The Rules

  1. Grab some books (at least 3)
  2. Stack them up!
  3. Arrange the titles to create a health related poem
  4. Take a photo and share it with us!

How to Enter

Submissions will be accepted throughout National Poetry Month: Wednesday, April 1 – Thursday, April 30.

Send us your entry on Twitter by tagging @NNLMSEA or email your submission to Liz Waltman (ewaltman@hshsl.umaryland.edu). Individuals can submit up to three times.

Have fun and we look forward to reading all the amazing poems!


*Conference registration is for one person, up to $1000, and is non-transferable.

Questions? Nancy Patterson is happy to assist.

Book spine poetry

Book spine poetry

Book spine poetry

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