Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Jo-Anne Hirshfield Memorial Poetry Awards

Evanston Public Library
1703 Orrington Ave
Sunday, April 25, at 2 p.m.
Community Meeting Room at the Main Library

The Thirty-second Annual Evanston Public Library Jo-Anne Hirshfield Memorial Poetry Awards will be presented in the Evanston Public Library Community Meeting Room on Sunday, April 25, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. The ceremony will feature the winning poems and a poetry reading by this year's competition judge, Bobbi Katz.

The Jo-Anne Hirshfield Memorial Poetry Awards is a competition open to all adult and high school age Chicago area poets. There is also an elementary and middle school category open to Evanston elementary and middle school students. The awards are funded by an endowment to the library in memory of Jo-Anne Hirshfield, who found pleasure and delight in poetry.

For a list of winners, see here..