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Annual Poetry Contest
Deadline February 1, 2017
Awards Tea April 12, 2017 at 1:00 pm

 

ORIGINAL POETRY CONTEST
(2017 Information to be posted in September)     

ELIGIBILITY: *Adults over 18; living within a 50-mile radius of St. Louis.

*Any person having won first prize in the contest twice within the last five years is ineligible for further cash awards but may be cited for honors.

RULES: *Submit TWO TYPED COPIES of TWO poems, which have never been published or won an award. 

*Use 8 1/2 x 11 paper with no more than one poem to a page. 

*Sign with pseudonym ONLY. 

*Type real name, address, e-mail address and telephone number on a separate sheet of paper and enclose with poems.  No manuscripts returned.

SEND TO:TBA; ORIGINAL POETRY CONTEST;

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PRIZES:  $500,  $300, $150

JUDGE: TBA


 

 


 

JUNIOR ORIGINAL POETRY CONTEST
(2017 Information to be posted in September)    

ELIGIBILITY: High School Students in grades 10 through 12 in High Schools in St. Louis and the St. Louis area.

RULES:

Entries must be submitted through the English Department.  Each student submits TWO original poems.  Send THREE copies of each poem, one poem to a page.  Students should sign each poem in the upper left hand corner with a pen name.  On a separate sheet of paper, student should sign real name, street address, zip code, email address, name of school, teacher’s full name and email address and seal in envelope with pen name on outside.

No manuscripts will be returned.

SEND TO: TBA

EMAIL:

PRIZES:$100, $80, $60, $40, $20, $10 for all honorable mentions

JUDGE:  TBA