Past Event

Gwendolyn Brooks Youth Poetry Awards Ceremony

Honorable Mention from 2017 Gwendolyn Brooks Youth Poetry AwardsCelebrate the winners of the Illinois state-wide Gwendolyn Brooks Youth Poetry Awards. Miss Brooks created and continued these awards for thirty years—honoring the poems of exceptional young Illinois poets in kindergarten through the twelfth grade.

Host Eve L. Ewing leads this lively event of poetry readings, food and family.

Learn more about the Gwendolyn Brooks Youth Poetry Awards.