Arts & Culture Casting Calls for Week of March 1 to 7

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The Friends of the Greenfield Public Library are seeking poems for the 27th annual Poet’s Seat Poetry Contest, which is open to all Franklin County residents and students.

Submit up to three poems. Awards will be given in three categories: first, second and third place in the adult division and the four top poems in the youth division — ages 12 to 18 (divided into 12 to 14 and 15 to 18 for judging).

Entries must be postmarked by March 5. Mail to Poet’s Seat Poetry Contest, Greenfield Public Library, 402 Main St., Greenfield, MA 01301.

For more information, visit http://bit.ly/2EVHlC3, or contact Hope Schneider at 413-772-0257 or hopeschneider395@comcast.net.

Silkworm, the annual review of Florence Poets Society, is now accepting submissions. Poems will be considered for Silkworm 11–The Eleventh Hour, to be published in fall 2018.

Submit up to three poems, no longer than 50 lines each, on the theme of “the eleventh hour.” Deadline for submissions is April 15. Please include a 30-word bio with your submission. Only electronic submissions will be accepted, as an MS Word document attached in an email sent to info@florencepoets.com. There is no fee to submit your poems for consideration.

Visit: www.florencepoets.com for more information.

Forbes Library is accepting applications from local authors for the position of writer in residence for the time period of July 2018 to June 2020. The writer in residence is a professional writer who furthers the library’s fundamental mission by volunteering approximately five hours each week creating, offering and promoting library programming.

Please submit a letter of interest with your programming ideas and resume to Molly Moss, assistant director, by email: mmoss@forbeslibrary.org. The deadline to apply is March 16.

For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/2EXxDQv.