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County residents invited to enter poetry contest

December 11, 2003

The Washington County Free Library, in partnership with Antietam Review, the literary magazine of the Washington County Arts Council, announces its seventh annual Washington County Poetry Contest. Entries may be submitted to the library from Friday, Jan. 2, through Monday, March 15.

First and second place winners in each division will receive a book of poetry. Honorable mention certificates will be awarded for third place.

Age divisions are as follows: second and third grades, fourth and fifth grades, sixth through eighth grades, ninth through twelfth grades, and adults. Entrants must live in Washington County and only one entry per person will be accepted. All submissions must be original work and may be on any topic. Poems may be in any style and must be no longer than one page in length. Poems must be either typed or legibly printed with the author's name, age division, address, and telephone number attached.

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Poetry entries will be judged by the staff of Antie-tam Review. Winners will be announced on Friday, April 23. The winning entries will be displayed at the Washington County Free Library.

There will be a reception at the Washington County Arts Council Gallery in May to honor the winners and to give them a chance to read aloud their winning poems.

Entries may be delivered or mailed to: Washington County Free Library's Children's Department, Attention: Jeff Ridgeway, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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