The first annual undergraduate poetry contest in French

Candace Reese

The French section organized its first annual undergraduate poetry contest in French entitled Le temps des poètes.

"""Le poète est celui qui inspire bien plus que celui qui est inspiré" — Paul Eluard ("The poet is much more the one who inspires than the one who is inspired")

The French section of the UAB Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures organized its first annual undergraduate poetry contest in French entitled Le temps des poètes. All students in French participated by writing a poem. A committee of Francophone speakers was commissioned to select the winner and second prize for each level (100, 200, 300, 400). The following students were selected as first and second prize winners:

100 level:

  • Winner — Keishace Jackson
  • Second prize — Olivia Haskin

200 level

  • Winner — Arshnoor Grewal
  • Second prize — Augustus Mithoff

300 level

  • Winner — Jessica Stokes

400 level

  • Winner — Jack Young
  • Second prize — Abigail Garver

pdfDownload the collection of poems of the 2020 undergraduate poetry contest in French.