Celebrate National Poetry Month with the Wadena County Historical Society April 19

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The Wadena County Historical Society invites area poets to submit an original poem to be selected for reading at Minnesota Voices to be held on Thursday, April 19 at noon at the Wadena County Museum as part of National Poetry Month.

Between 10 to 15 poems will be selected by the panel. The guidelines for submission are as follows: Only poems written by the poet will be considered. The poem should be no more than 30 lines. The poem may be in any form: rhymed, free verse, prose, rap, etc. The poem may have been previously published. The poets selected will be invited to read their poem at the event on April 19. Poets are not required to be present in order to be selected. The poet may elect to have the poem read by a member of the panel. Submissions should include the poet's name, address, email, the title of the poem and the complete text of the poem. Please indicate whether you will be present to read the poem on April 19. Submissions must be received by April 1 to be eligible. Poets selected will be notified by April 5. Submit via email to: 603wchsWadena County Historical Society, 603 Jefferson Street North, Wadena, MN 56482

Minnesota Voices is a free program featuring Minnesota writers and their work. It is held the third Thursday of each month from noon to 1 p.m.