2019 Poetry Contest

Literacy Volunteers In collaboration with the Farmington Public Library

1st Prize: $25.00      2nd Prize: $15.00      3rd Prize: 5 Literacy Bucks*

*Each Literacy Buck is good for one free book at our June 1-2 book sale!

5 Categories:

Ages 0-10, 11-17, 18-25, 26+, Lit. Vol. Students _______________________________


Submit no more than three (3) poems by Friday April 12th. Only entries with a cover letter that includes poet’s name, category entered, title of poem and contact information so the poems can be read anonymously will be accepted.

All poems must be original and unpublished. Submissions will not be returned so please do not submit originals.

Submit Entries to the Farmington Public Library!

  • Drop off at Library Front desk      or
  • Mail to: 117 Academy St., Farmington, 04938     or
  • Email to: literacyvolunteersfs@gmail.com

All winners will be notified by May 10 and invited to read their poems at our awards night at the Farmington Public Library on May 15 at 6 p.m.