Book Festival in Jackson
Jackson is in for another treat for book lovers. On February 8 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Medical Mall stop by for Jackson Book festival. You’ll be able to shop for books, unique jewelry, African art and attire, CDs, quilts. Speakers and authors will present their topics and tell their stories from 1 to 3 p.m. And listen to this: every 30 minutes there will be door prizes offered to the visitors: books, children dictionaries, gift bags, gift cards, and restaurant gift certificates.
If you’re a beginning poet, this is your time to shine! There will be a poetry contest for all ages from 4 to 5 p.m. Elementary student contestants have to write at least one stanza. Middle school contestants – at least two stanzas. High school and adult contestants will present two to four stanzas or more. In poetry, a stanza is a division of four or more lines having a fixed length, meter, or rhyming scheme. Get inspired and grab a notepad!