The Norbertine Library is hosting a poetry contest. It is open to New Mexico residents only and must be based on book titles found in the Norbertine Library. The prize is a multi-night stay at a Norbertine hermitage. The winning poem will be posted on this website and on the Abbey’s social media page as well as in the newsletter.

Basically, the poem can be of any style and must use at least five titles of books found in the Norbertine Library, and can be no more than 250 words. Poems can be submitted through email or regular mail delivery. Please visit for complete details and access to the entry form.