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Next month, the Indianapolis Public Library will honor some our city’s best young poets at the 11th annual Slammin’ Rhymes Poetry Challenge. 

This year, the competition has expanded to include students in grades 7-12. Interested participants must submit their work no later than October 24, 2016. 

The challenge, is to submit a written and recorded version of original poetry under the theme; Dare to Dream. 

Poets must be in grades K-12, and must live in Marion County. No profanity is allowed in poetry. 

To submit, download the PDF and submit online at indypl.org or at your local INDYPL library. For more information contact: LaShonda El 275-4346 or [email protected] Lauren Freeman 275-4064 or [email protected]

The African American History Committee of the

Indianapolis Public Library

Presents: Slammin’ Rhymes Challenge XI

Saturday, November 12, 2016

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Central Library – Clowes Auditorium

40 East St. Clair Street, Indianapolis

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