To The Haldimand Press
HALDIMAND—Haldimand County Public Library invites residents of all ages to get creative and participate in its seventh annual poetry contest, to be held throughout the month of April. April 2019 marks the 21st anniversary of National Poetry Month being recognized in Canada, which celebrates poetry and the important role it plays in Canadian culture.
This year, the library’s poetry contest theme is My Town, My Home, and residents are encouraged to write and submit an original, unpublished poem of any style surrounding this theme. Entry forms, a full list of rules, and submission details can be obtained on the library’s website or at any library branch. This year, poems may also be submitted online.
Submissions will be accepted during the month of April and entered to win cash prizes in one of the following categories: