Schaumburg Library Announces Poetry Contest Winners
The winners of Schaumburg Township District Library's poetry contest are Pretti Singh for "In a Time of Distance" in the adult category; Madison Schoewe for "April 2020" in the teen category; and Alissa for "The Little Birdies" in the children's category.
The annual contest ran from April 1 through May 15 in celebration of National Poetry Month. Submissions were limited to 250 words per poem. Winning poems will be soon be posted at https://www.schaumburglibrary.org/poetry-contest .
"The Poetry Writing Contest provides an opportunity for writers of all ages to submit their works of poetry," said Fiction Librarian Allison Bies, who coordinated the contest. "The judging team enjoys the creativity, passion, and style diversity of entries."
Next up in library writing events is the annual Flash Fiction contest, which began Wednesday, July 1 and will conclude Friday, July 31. For more information or to submit an entry, go to https://www.schaumburglibrary.org/flashfiction
The Schaumburg Township District Library and its branches in Hoffman Estates and Hanover Park will open to the public with limited services and capacity on Monday, July 6. For more information, go to SchaumburgLibrary.org or call the library at (847) 985-4000.