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Gaithersburg Book Festival Announces Winner of High School Poetry Contest

GAITHERSBURG, MD — Three winners have been announced at the Gaithersburg Book Festival High School Poetry Contest, including one from Montgomery County. A local poet, Gregory Luce, judged the poems. The winners were announced at the festival, which took place last Saturday. “The talent and dedication to writing these poems was both impressive and encouraging,” […]

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The Recorder – Teamwork Poetry Contest

Published: 05/22/2022 18:47:56 Modified: 05/22/2022 18:47:38 After three years, the Poet’s Seat Poetry Competition was celebrated with an in-person ceremony at Stoneleigh Burnham School on May 17, where 20 poems by Franklin County residents were read, heard, enjoyed and celebrated. While the annual competition, sponsored by the Friends of Greenfield Public Library, had competitions in […]

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Local students win top prizes in state poetry contest

Friday was the last day of classes for students at the Vogelweid Learning Center at St. Peter’s Catholic School in Jefferson City. For 9-year-old Brody Bax, the day ended with special recognition. Bax won first place in a state poetry contest sponsored by the Federated Garden Clubs of Missouri, of which the Bittersweet Garden Club […]

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Richardson and Shaw win RCC poetry competition

LUMBERTON — April was National Poetry Month and to celebrate Robson Community College’s English department and Friends of the Arts, they sponsored the ninth annual poetry contest. There were two categories, one for students at Robeson Community College and one for faculty and staff. The writing themes this year were ‘The Power of Words’ and […]

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The Cowboy Poetry Contest is making its way to Hays this week

Press release MANHATTAN — Riders with Rhymes will gather again across Kansas, as the Kansas Cowboys Poetry Contest resumes in person in 2022. “We are excited to be able to come together and share in person again, starting May 6 in Fredonia and May 20 in Hays,” said poetry contest chair Ron Wilson from the […]

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Around Town: Palo Alto Youth Recognized in Local Poetry Contest | News

In the latest Around Town feature, news on the winners and honorable mentions of this year’s Palo Alto Students Foundation Poetry Contest and the nomination of a Gunn High student to the County Youth Task Force of Santa Clara. poetic prowess… More than two dozen local students have been honored this year Palo Alto Student […]

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Around Town: Palo Alto Youth Recognized in Local Poetry Contest | New

In the latest Around Town feature, news on the winners and honorable mentions of this year’s Palo Alto Students Foundation Poetry Contest and the nomination of a Gunn High student to the County Youth Task Force of Santa Clara. poetic prowess… More than two dozen local students have been honored this year Palo Alto Student […]

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Bridgeport student ranks top 12 in poetry contest

CHARLESTON, WV — Morgan Sprouse, a junior at Bridgeport High School, represented West Virginia in the Poetry Out Loud National Semifinals earlier this month, finished in the Top 12 and won an award from honorable mention. Sprouse was one of 55 state and jurisdictional Poetry Out Loud Champions entering the annual contest. As the 4th […]

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Poetry contest honors former Sarnia writer

By Colin Gowdy May 11, 2022 11:56 a.m. A beloved poet from Sarnia still leaves her mark years after her death. The Lawrence House recently announced the winners of the inaugural Carmen Ziolkowski Poetry Prize. Tanya Standish McIntyre, from rural Quebec, won first prize of $500 for her poem “Conceive of a Circle”, Renée M. […]

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Elite Book Awards Announces Winners of Its NaPoWriMo’22 Poetry Contest

“What is a poet? An unhappy person who hides deep anguish in her heart but whose lips are so formed that when sighs and cries pass through them, they sound like beautiful music. – Soren Kierkegaard April holds an important place in the life of all writers, especially poets who like to challenge themselves with […]

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McKinnon Poetry Contest Winners Explore Identity, Origins Through Poetry

The three winners of the 2022 edition McKinnon Poetry Contest come from different hometowns and academic disciplines, but their poems all explore personal origins and impact. The competition was coordinated by Department Head Diane Thiel and the winning poems were selected by faculty judges. In first place, Benjamin Tabáček senior with “Homesick”; second, freshman Ariel […]

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GAD Capital suggests to Obtain Government Funding for Your Poetry

According to Publishing Perspectives, over 80% of Americans aspire to write a book. Finding the time and resources to achieve this objective can be difficult, especially while working full-time or caring for a family.  You can remove some of the roadblocks by sponsoring your book ambitions with government money, such as grants. If you have […]

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Kansas Cowboys Poetry Contest to resume in person | Agricultural News

Riders with Rhymes will gather again across Kansas, as the Kansas Cowboys Poetry Contest resumes in person in 2022. The 2019 contest winners were humorous Danny McCurry and serious Scott Wiswell. (Courtesy photo.) “We are so excited to be able to come together and share in person again, starting May 6 in Fredonia and May […]

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BCHS junior will participate in the final of the national poetry competition

Congratulations to Pamela White! The BCHS junior is one of the few students nationwide to compete for $50,000 in prize money at the 2022 Poetry Out Loud National Finals in June. On Sunday, May 1, Pamela qualified for the final round after a top-notch performance in the semi-finals of the poetry recitation contest. A total […]