Renaissance Poetry Competition

Students in fifth through twelfth graders in Burlington, Camden and Gloucester counties are invited to write poetry on the theme “Respect” in the 2016 Spirit of the Renaissance Poetry Competition sponsored by the society.

Poems should be written using the online entry form by clicking here. The deadline is extended to May 9.

Winning poets will receive cash prizes and read their poems at the the Jessie Redmon Fauset Day celebration, Saturday, May 21 at noon at the Lawnside Public School, 426 East Charleston Avenue, Lawnside, New Jersey.

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