teacher AND STUDENT 


The following opportunity is available for students. We hope teachers will encourage their students to participate.

Student Poetry Marathon


Exclusively for Students!

Saturday, April 6th beginning at 4:00 pm

Bookstore1Sarasota, 12 South Palm Avenue


Middle and High School students are invited to bring their best poems and read them aloud during our Student Poetry Open Mic Marathon. We’ll start at 4 pm and continue until done.

Snacks provided.

Rewards for readers:

        ~ First place winner gets $50 cash.

        ~ First, second & third place winners get the book of their choice.

Rewards for schools:

         Bags of books for your school's library

         ~ One for the school bringing the most students

         ~ One for the school coming from the greatest distance       


Teachers (or students) please let us know if you plan to participate by emailing georgia@sarasotabooks.com by Monday, April 1st.