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Jackson Book Festival Poetry Contest judging score card
Name of poem__________________________________
Category: Elementary __, Middle__, H.S. School__, Adult__
Minimum stanzas __(1) 4-line stanza __(2) 4-line stanzas __(4) mixed stanzas 2 or more lines
|Scoring categories||Possible Points||Total||Notes|
|Expression & Appeal||10|
|Appearance & Attire||10|
Contestant is disqualified from winning prizes if he/she presents a poem written by another poet.
Jackson Book Festival hosted 8th Poetry Contest @ Holiday Book Festival 2022, Nov. 26, 2022, 12noon to 5pm central
https://www.facebook.com/meredith.mcgee.31/videos/814859259624490/ Holiday Book Festival 2022, Delta Book Festival Spelling Bee (3rd Annual) & Jackson Book Festival Poetry Contest (8th Annual-Bi-annual)
Jackson Book Festival to host 7th Annual POETRY CONTEST via the Holiday Book Festival 2022. Get tickets. Cash prizes….
Jackson Book Festival to host its annual marketplace and Poetry Contest, Sat. Feb 12, 2022, 11am to 5pm, Live on Zoom – Facebook Live.
https://www.facebook.com/jacksonbookfestival/videos/271017668436864 Jackson Book Festival 2022
https://www.eventbrite.com/o/community-library-mississippi-25619420317 get tickets now
Top left: Jasiele Cheemala, 1st place Speller, $50, 3rd Place Poetry
Top right: Jessica Cheemala, 2nd Place Speller, $50, 2nd Place Poetry
Center left: Harrynoel Chia, 3rd Place Speller, $50
Center right: Iyana Carson, Elementary Student, 1st Place Poet, $100
Bottom left: Chev Guthrie, Adult Poet, 1st Place, $100.00
Bottom right: Gwendolyn Bell, Adult Poet, 2nd Place, $50.00
Jackson Book Festival goes virtual the 2nd Saturday during Black History Month, Feb. 13, 2020 from 11am to 6pm central standard time zone. The festival is live on Zoom and Facebook live. Get tickets from http://www.eventbrite.com or from our Facebook pages. Jackson Book Festival hosts its 4th Poetry Contest from 5pm to 6pm. There are four competition levels: Elementary Students, Middle Schoolers, H.S. and Adult. Poems must be original and written by contestants.https://themississippilink.com/2020/12/16/community-library-mississippi-goes-virtual-highlights-2020s-intellectual-revolution/ By Janice K. Neal-Vincent
Jackson Book Festival hosted its 3rd Poetry Contest during the Virtual Holiday Book Festival, Fri. , 11.28.2020.
Shivaani Thamizhmani, won 1st Place Trophy.
Chelsea Smith won 2nd Place Trophy.
Harrynoel Chia and Clifton King won 3rd place medallions.
Clarence Ngong won 1st place trophy
Hannah King won 2nd place trophy
1st Place Trophy goes to Marcus Lewis
2nd Place Trophy Mikayla Smith
3rd Place medallion goes to Malesha Smith
Talented Family Team trophies
Smith Family won Talented Family Team
Zoe Davis’s family won Talented Family Team
Thamizhmani family won Talented Family Team
Your Organizer URL: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/community-library-mississippi-25619420317 Learning Tree Book Club tickets
https://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2020/jan/16/second-annual-jackson-book-festival-intellectual-r/ Second Annual Jackson Book Festival By Azia Wiggins Jackson Free Press, Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:17 a.m. CST
Book Vendors will present BOOK TALKS – estimated time now is 4 minutes per vendor. Non-book vendors (merchandise/information tables) will present too. NO food vendors.
https://www.eventbrite.com/manage/events/86286781085/tickets/151148455 POETRY CONTEST TICKETS registration free via eventbrite.com
What is the purpose of a book talk? Think of a book talk as a commercial for a book. Your job is to persuade someone to read the book you are talking about. You’ll know you gave a great book talk if someone else decides to read your book. Listen to the video above!
Jackson Book Festival
Jackson Medical Mall
Friday, February 7, 2020
Mail money orders for VENDOR SPACE $20 OR a FULL TABLE FOR $40 to:
Community Library Mississippi, 1052 Maria Court, Jackson, MS 39204
For: Jackson Book Festival Vendor
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Jackson Book Festival, Fri. Feb. 7, 2020, Jackson Medical Mall
Center Stage, 350 Woodrow Wilson, Jackson, MS 39213. 12 noon to 7 p.m.
Attendance and Poetry Contest Ticket Registration is Free. Vendor Space Tickets via eventbrite.com $21. Two (2) book vendors per table. Save a few dollars when you purchase tickets on this page from Community Library Mississippi – the parent organization.
Vendors may sit together. Buy two tickets on eventbrite.com to reserve the full table. Full table links are available on this site at the top of this page.
https://www.facebook.com/jacksonbookfestival/ Facebook https://twitter.com/book_jackson Twitter https://www.instagram.com/jacksonbookfestival/ Instagram
COMMUNITY LIBRARY MISSISSIPPI PROGRAMS:
- Learning Tree Book Club (2016)
- Book Toasters (2018)
- Jackson Book Festival (Poetry contest – original poems est. 2019)
- Reading Fairs (2016)
- Community Speaking Series (2019)
- Book Toaster’s Speaking Series (2019)
- Local History Speaker’s Series (2019)
- My First Book Series (six primer books – ages 3 to 6)
- My Picture Dictionary (picture dictionary ages 3 to 7)
https://www.facebook.com/jacksonbookfestival/ Visit the Facebook page
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jackson-book-festival-tickets-48045633784 free registration
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jackson-book-festival-poetry-contest-tickets-53023637126 Poetry Contest Registration
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jackson-book-festival-vendors-application-tickets-52665457802 vendor registration $20 Feb. 8, 2019 last year
4 thoughts on “Jackson Book Festival”
Looking forward to hearing the poetry, story telling, and readings at this event… the meaningful fellowship with local authors, poets, and retailers.
Meredith Coleman McGee, Author/Poet
https://www.facebook.com/events/2191881494209656 vendor application
Organizing are planning the Jackson Book Festival for February of 2020. TBA
We were all over the US yesterday. My friend from Phoenix watched and listened on Facebook and enjoyed the event. I was also excited to see Revonne. She is a friend of my brother Joe who lives in Maryland. The word is out.