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Find Your Voice Poetry Contest

Saturday, July 15, 2023 from 5 PM to 7 PM
Civic Center Library: Oceanside

Join Oceanside Public Library and Glassless Minds for a free live poetry contest on Saturday, July 15 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Library Courtyard at 330 N. Coast Highway. The Find Your Voice Poetry Contest is a one round, one poem poetry contest for adults that will offer 1st, 2nd and 3rd place cash prizes. Sign up starts at 4:30 p.m. and there are 17 spots. The poem does not need to be memorized and should be 5 minutes or less. The event will feature a short set by Rudy K. Francisco, who will also serve as a judge along with San Diego Poet Laureate Jason Magabo Perez and Dr. Angélica M. Yañez.

Glassless Minds is a local non-profit that has facilitated and fostered constructive emotional outlets and personal expression in an accepting and safe space for teenagers and young adults through a variety of mediums: spoken word poetry, creative writing, poetry, music and visual art for the last ten years.

Support for this program is provided by The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library. The Oceanside Public Library aims to empower the community by promoting literacy, information access, civic engagement, cultural inclusiveness and openness to new ideas.

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Civic Center Library: Oceanside

330 North Coast Highway
Oceanside, California 92054

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