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JCFPL Community Poetry Showcase

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

The Jersey City Free Public Library (JCFPL) Community Poetry Showcase was created to give Jersey City’s creative voices a virtual platform. Whether or not you consider yourself a poet, we welcome your words as we build this digital mosaic to celebrate National Poetry Month.

2021 THEME: “What Community Means to Me”.

We are accepting submissions of poems as text, images, audio, or video. This form allows only for text input, so please let us know if you wish to submit an image, audio file, or video, and we will be in touch with you. Submit your poetry today: https://forms.office.com/r/dP2cFZcwM1

• While JCFPL does not want to limit our patrons’ creativity, please keep in mind that this showcase is intended for all audiences. Submissions must be mindful of language, the use of graphic violence and abuse, and the depiction of harmful stereotypes based on age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and mental/physical disabilities.
• Submitted poems must be your original work.
• Upon acceptance, you will receive a Consent Form via email. The Consent Form must be signed before inclusion in the showcase.

DEADLINE: April 30, 2021

The final showcase will take place virtually Friday, May 7.For any questions you can reach out to Ally Blumenfeld (she/her) at ablumenfeld@jclibrary.org.


May 7, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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