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JACKSON BOOK FESTIVAL

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Jackson Medical Mall

350 West Woodrow Wilson Avenue

Jackson, MS 39213

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JACKSON BOOK FESTIVAL promotes literacy, local authors, the arts, and features a poetry contest.

PURPOSE: connecting local authors/art vendors to the public & featuring emerging writers through poetry

MARKETPLACE - 1 to 6 p.m. (Books, Jewelry, African Art & Attire, CDs, Quilts)

SPEAKERS - 1 to 3 p.m. (Storytelling, presentations, book readings)

PRIZES - Every 30 minutes (Books, children dictionaries, gift bags, gift cards, restaurant cards...)

POETRY CONTEST - 4 to 5 p.m. (Write it, get on stages, & speak it! clean content)

Elementary student contestants will write at least 1 stanza. (practice makes perfect)

Middle school contestants will write at least 2 stanzas. (practice makes perfect)

High school & adult contestants will write 2 to 4 stanzas or more. (practice makes perfect)

*In poetry, a stanza is a division of four or more lines having a fixed length, meter, or rhyming scheme.

Vendors apply within https://meredithetc.com/jackson-book-festival/

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jackson-book-festival-poetry-contest-tickets-53023637126 Poetry Contest Registration

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jackson-book-festival-vendors-application-tickets-52665457802 vendor registration $20

Meredith 601.372.0229 - Fran 601.613.1013


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