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Grades 7-8

middle school kids

Port Angeles Main Library, Monday, April 27, 6:30 pm

Here’s how it works:

Students in the seventh and eighth grade are eligible to submit original poetry (written by the student) to be read or recited for judges. Original poetry will be judged on content. All poets must be able to read their poetry at the SLAM.

How to Enter:

a) At a classroom elimination at a Port Angeles School;
b) Contact jknight@nols.org for more information. Students interested in entering must fill out form and submit along with original poetry or poem which you wish to recite/perform.


Friday, April 17, 2015


st and 2nd place prizes will be awarded for best original poetry. All prizes will be awarded at the discretion of contest judges. The winning poem will also be included in the Poetry in the Park program.

1st Prize: Samsung Galaxy 4 Tab
2nd Prize: $50 gift certificate to local bookstores


Alan Turner, Port Book and News Bookstore
Catharine Copass, North Olympic Library System Board Member
Aimee Bradley, Port Angeles Friends of the Library Board Member