Reflections on Riverside
Announcing Reflections on Riverside 2012
It’s that time of year again! April is National Poetry Month and the Frederick Law Olmsted Society is inviting entries for our annual “Reflections on Riverside” Student Poetry Contest.
Poetry reflecting upon, or encouraging reflection upon, any of Riverside’s natural areas is welcome. Getting outside in any part of Riverside’s vast and varied landscape should inspire!
The contest is open to all Riverside-area elementary and junior high school students. Cash prizes of $25 will be awarded to the winner from each participating elementary. A single $50 prize is awarded at the junior high level. All entrants receive certificates of recognition at their respective schools and are invited to read their poems at a special reception hosted by the Riverside Public Library over the summer.
Permanent recognition comes later, as all entries are eventually compiled in a professionally bound book for the Olmsted Collection and Local Author’s Section at the Riverside Public Library.
Judging occurs in the first weeks of May. Members interested in judging or in helping to prepare “Reflections on Riverside: Volume 2” for binding this summer can e-mail gro.yteicosdetsmlonull@tsetnocyrteop to become part of this epic initiative!