Interpreter Reed Cotton with Ryan Twomey, Carol Lake and Kay Morgan
Missing from photo Hannah Rubin
THE LITERARY ARTS GUILD OF THE CENTER FOR THE ARTS, LAKE SUNAPEE REGION
IN CELEBRATION OF POETRY MONTH
SUBMISSIONS TO ITS ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST
2023 THEME TBD
Information is posted each January
Deadline for submissions is in March.
Awards are in April
Contact us for 2023 Contest Information or check back here!
GENERAL RULES FOR SUBMISSION:
Compose a poem on the 2023 theme(TBD).
· Poets may submit one (1) original unpublished poem inspired by the theme.
· Poems should be typed in a 12-pt, or larger font.
· Poems should be no longer than one, “8.5 inch by 11 inch,” page.
· Poets should submit by mail (address below). Send two (2) copies of your poem: one copy including your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. The second copy should have no identifying information.
· The winning poets will be notified (by telephone or e-mail) by March 25th and will be invited to read their poem at the April 1st event described below.
· Contestants who want to receive a list of contest winners should also submit a stamped, self-addressed envelope with their entries. There is no fee for submission.
· Submissions should be mailed by March 1st 2023 to Dianalee Velie, PO Box 290, Newbury, NH 03255, (603) 938-2734, email@example.com.
· Members of the Center For the Arts’ Literary Arts Guild are not eligible for this contest.
· There will be 3 winners in the adult category: First, Second and Third.
· There will be one winner in each of the following categories: High School, Middle School and Elementary School.
· The judge for the contest is a noted New Hampshire poet.
The winning poets will be honored and invited to read their poems in a public celebration of poetry Friday, April 1, 2022 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Newbury Town Offices 937 Route 103, Newbury
Public invited ~ No charge for admission ~ Donations welcome!
No race can prosper until it learns there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
-Booker T. Washington