Secretary Of State Announces Emerging Writers Competition

Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White recently announced that entry forms are available for the 10th annual Illinois Emerging Writers Competition Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award.

The competition is open to Illinois residents age 18 and over. Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place, and winning poems will be submitted for possible publication in several publications. Entries must be postmarked by June 30.

Entry forms and more information can be found at or by calling Bonnie at 217-558-2065.

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