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Pender County Library Hosts Poetry Slam, April 2

BURGAW – On Saturday, April 2, Pender County Library will host a Poetry Slam at the Main Library, located at 103 S. Cowan Street in Burgaw from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

People of all ages are invited to perform their poetry in front of a live audience or to just come and enjoy the show. Performers can sign up when they arrive for the event. Staff members of the UNC Wilmington-based literary magazines Atlantis and Seabreeze will attend as judges.

Winners will receive a prize basket donated from local Pender County organizations and businesses. Refreshments will be provided.

The Poetry Slam is held in partnership with UNCW’s Office of the Arts and William Randall Library and as part of the National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read program in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Pender County Library thanks the volunteer judges from UNCW’s Atlantis Magazine and Seabreeze, Brown Dog Coffee Company for the refreshments, and the businesses that donated to our prize baskets: Burgaw Antiqueplace, The County Seat, Friends of the Pender County Library, The Glass Cloche, Lanier’s Hardware and Rental, the North Carolina Blueberry Festival, Pender County Tourism, and Southern Printing & Electronics Co.

For more information or assistance, call Pender County Library at 910-259-1234 during regular business hours.

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