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Calling all poetry people! 
North Florida Poetry Hub is hosted by the charity https://www.hopeathand.org/ and is sponsored by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, the City of Jacksonville, the Community Foundation, the Cummer Family Foundation, the Delores Barr Weaver Fund  and the Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation.  

Hope at Hand offers different ways to explore poetry. Hope at Hand's community mission is to provide poetry lessons for at-risk youth, but our MeetUps are for anyone in North Florida who has a love of words.

For specific information or questions, contact Ruth@NorthFloridaPoetryHub.org. 

Upcoming events (1)

~ First Coast Poetry Showcase ~ Launch into National Poetry Month

Southeast Regional Library

On March 25th from 2 to 4:30 p.m. members of the North Florida Poetry Hub, A Gathering of Poets and Women Writing For (a) Change come together for an early celebration of National Poetry Month with poetry readings at the Southeast Regional Library in Jacksonville at the First Coast Poetry Showcase.

A presentation of awards to the winners of the second annual First Coast Young Voices High School Poetry Contest, judged from entries by students of Duval and St Johns County High Schools. The winners will read their poems after receiving their award.

Author book signings to follow the awards presentations and readings. Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public. Please come join us in this early celebration of National Poetry Month!

Ruth Van Alstine[masked]

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Open Forum Workshop

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