Calling All Poets!

To commemorate National Poetry Month, the New Brunswick Free Public Library will publish its 22nd annual Poetry Month Celebration Anthology in April 2020. Submissions will be accepted beginning February 3, 2020. The deadline for submissions is Friday, March 20. The Poetry Anthology is open to all poets – from novice to previously published, and from New Jersey or across the globe.

All poets who submit to the anthology are invited to read their published poems at the Poetry Reading at the New Brunswick Free Public Library on Monday, April 27, at 7:00 p.m. The reading is free and open to the public.

For details on submitting poems, a Poetry Submission Form can be downloaded here. Please note the submission limit of one poem per person. Each poem must be no longer than one page, typed. (Please read submission form for full details.)

Interested persons can contact Librarian Jackie Oshman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the library at 732-745-5108, ext. 20, for more information.