Poetry contest

Library director wins Royston Arts Festival poetry competition

Published: 3:00 p.m. September 27, 2022 The director of Melbourne Village College Library has won the Royston Arts Festival poetry competition with a poem inspired by the city’s geological history. Hilary Forrester won in the 19+ category with a ‘circle of life’ theme. For her poem, Hilary was inspired by the limestone rock of Royston, […]

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Call for Entries: 2nd Annual Annapolis Youth Poetry Contest

The City of Annapolis/Office of Community Services hosts the second annual Annapolis Youth Poetry Contest. Young people in their third year of middle school are invited to submit original works that follow the theme “Where I come from”. Submitted works will be organized into a published book of poems, “Around Each Corner”. This is the […]

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Exploring Nature: Poetry Contest | San Marcos record

It’s always a good time for poetry. So, let’s have another bird poetry contest. In the past, these contests have drawn entrants from as far away as Pittsburgh and the top prize was $50. Inflation has hit, so we will raise the price to $100. And the winning poem will be published in my newspaper […]

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Gaithersburg School Poetry Contest Focused on Diversity or Inclusion

GAITHERSBURG, MD — Organizers of the Gaithersburg Book Festival said the high school’s annual poetry contest is now open for submissions. The theme for 2023 is diversity or inclusion. First and second place winners will receive $250 and $100, respectively. Third place winners and fan favorites will receive $50 and $25, respectively. Winners will be […]

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Oakland’s first sidewalk poetry contest celebrates its history and future

PUNYA BHASIN PICTURES Jakland’s sidewalks have undergone a makeover, with lines of poetry strewn across the neighborhood reflecting Oakland’s beloved history and heart. Oakland’s Business Improvement District held its first sidewalk poetry contest to celebrate April as National Poetry Month. This project was inspired by artist Marcus Young with Public Art Saint Paul in St. […]