April 5: Poetry Reading with Winners of the Beauty of NH Poetry Contest

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Date(s) - April 5, 2024
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Newbury Public Library


In Celebration of Poetry Month in April 2024!

This event features the winners of the Newbury Library and John Hay Literary Society poetry contest on the theme of The Beauty of New Hampshire.

Winning poets will be honored and invited to read their poems in a public celebration of poetry at a Center for the Arts First Friday Event.

WHEN: Friday, April 5, 2024 ~~ 5:30pm to 7:30pm (ET)

WHERE: Newbury Public Library, 933 Rt. 103, Newbury NH 03255



First Place Elementary School: Sunrise by Penny Morhardt, New London NH
First Place Middle School: Spring, by Skylar Cook, Bradford NH
First Place High School: The Beauty of New Hampshire, by Padraig Scallon, Newport NH
First Place Adult:  Ode to the Penultimate Snows by Allison Cummings, Hopkinton NH
Second Place Adult: Lucky Snake by Sara Backer, Hollis NH
Third Place Tie Adult: Church on Piper Mountain by Christopher Dornin, Concord NH
Third Place Tie Adult: Rising the Sap, by Monika Cooper, Weare NH