The Night Sky Poetry Contest

Need something to occupy your mind while you're socially isolating?

The Guelph Public Library is partnering with The Rotary Club of Guelph to offer students in grades 7 to 12 and adults the chance to express their creativity this month with a new poetry competition called, “The Night Sky.”

Be inspired! Look to the night sky, spark your imagination and capture the moment in a poem. Use any poetic style you wish – up to 150 words. The sky is inspirational in so many ways. Choose to share with us however it touches you!

There is no entry fee for "The Night Sky" Poetry Competition but all submissions must be received by email only to by 9:00 PM on April 15, 2020. All poems must be your original writings, 150 words or less and typed, single spaced in a Word document. Please do not submit  via Google docs or PDF’s. Your submission must include the title of your poem, your name, phone number and grade (if applicable).

Winners will be announced on Friday May 1, 2020 and the poem swill be displayed in the Main Library for the month of May. Prizes will be awarded in each of the following categories: Grades 7 to 9, Grades 10 to 12 , and Adults. Each category will have $100 each for first prize and $50 for second place.

Form more information, contact Christy Giesler at 519-829-4402.