Statewide Poetry Contest Awardees Reading now streaming!

Stream the 26th Statewide Poetry Contest Awardees Reading right here on our website!

Fairbanks Arts is pleased to celebrate the winners of this year’s Statewide Poetry Contest through a virtual reading. This video features first place, second place, third place, and honorable mention winners in elementary school, middle school, high school, and adult categories reading their poems and explaining their creative process. Thank you for tuning in to this presentation, and we wish to extend our deep gratitude to this year’s contest participants, our Statewide Poetry Contest judge, Emily Wall, and our members and supporters!

Click here to view a list of the contest winners and read their poems!

Our contest judge, Emily Wall, was interviewed by Robert Hannon of Northern Soundings on KUAC! Click here to hear her thoughts on jurying the contest and the state of poetry today!

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