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  • Poetry Collections

    Apr 2016 04

    Celebrate National Poetry Month with one of these anthologies. Click on an image to view availability or place a hold. Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poets for the Next Generation edited by Brian Fletcher Lauer and Lynn Melnick One hundred poems. One hundred voices. One hundred different points ...

    By Liz O.

  • In an effort to highlight poets from Madison County, and promote the literary arts in Anderson and surrounding counties, Stacy Savage, founding editor of Poetry Contests For A Cause, and Janine Pickett, publisher of Indiana Voice Journal, are collaborating on a new poetry anthology titled "Poets of ...

    By Liz O.

  • Earlier this year, we put out a call for submissions for poems that represent the spirit of Madison County to be considered for publication in a Birthday Book to be published at the end of the year in honor of Indiana's Bicentennial. You responded with a wealth of excellent poems, and our panel of ...

    By Liz O.

  • We’re celebrating National Library Week and National Poetry Month with a book spine poetry contest! To enter: 1.Choose your books 2. Line them up 3. Take a picture 4. Tweet that picture to us (@andersonlibrary), share it with us on Facebook, or email it to us at aplpoetry@gmail.com between ...

    By Liz O.

  • 5 novels in verse

    Mar 2015 30

    In honor of National Poetry Month starting Wednesday, here are five powerful novels written in verse. Click on an image to view availability or to place a hold. The Crossover by Kwame Alexander "With a bolt of lightning on my kicks ... The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that ...

    By Liz O.

  • Brick Street Poetry Inc. is celebrating Indiana’s bicentennial by publishing a Birthday Book of poems representing each of the state’s ninety-two counties. Current residents who have lived in Madison County at least a year, and non-residents born in Madison County who lived here for at least ...

    By Liz O.