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Saturday, May 1, 2021 (All day)

W.E.B. Du Bois Poetry Competition

To celebrate National Poetry Month, we are inviting UMass Amherst students to submit a poem about, inspired by, or in the spirit of Du Bois to our first ever Du Bois Poetry Competition! Students are invited to submit a poem of a maximum length of 500 words to the Du Bois Center by May 1, 2021. The best poets will win Du Bois Center merchandise and have their poems published (with their consent) on the Du Bois Center’s website. All poems should be sent to the Assistant Director of the Du Bois Center, Adam Holmes

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