#WritersCorps20 Poetry Contest & Zines — April

In honor of National Poetry Month, WritersCorps is teaming up with the San Francisco Library for a city-wide poetry contest for the month of April. Write an original poem, snap a photo of it, upload, and tag to social media with #WritersCorps20 for your chance to win prizes!

Need inspiration? Check out your local branch library for WritersCorps interactive poetry walls, posters, and zines with plenty of writing prompts. Participating branches include: Bayview, Excelsoir, Glen Park, Main, West Portal, Ortega, Parkside, Portola, Juvenile Justice Center, and the Tech Mobile. Click here for more info.

Prizes will include gift certificates, books, T-shirts, tote bags and more!


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WritersCorps Wordstorm — May 20


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Part open mic, part arts and literary fair, WordStorm is our year-end event where students come together to create, share and inspire each other. At WordStorm, we’ll also unveil all the books, albums, films, posters and other projects our students have created throughout the year.

WHATWritersCorps WordStorm: A Celebration of New Writing

WHEN: May 20, 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: San Francisco Main Public Library
100 Larkin Street

COST: Free

PUBLIC TRANSIT: Muni Lines 5, 19, 21, 43, 49; Civic Center BART and Muni Metro

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WritersCorps was honored by First Lady Michelle Obama with a National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award. Learn more about the award and hear the First Lady speak about the importance of arts education.