THE CENTER FOR THE ARTS, LAKE SUNAPEE REGION
A CELEBRATION OF POETRY MONTH
POETRY CONTEST CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
“POETRY: COMMUNION WITH NATURE”
RULES FOR SUBMISSION:
Compose a poem on the theme of “Poetry: Communion with Nature”
Poets may submit one (1) original unpublished poem inspired by the theme.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 11inch,” 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 20th and
will be invited to read their poem at the April 6th 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 13, 2018 to
Dianalee Velie, PO Box 290, Newbury, NH 03255,
(603) 938-2734, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 will be Chard de Nord, Vermont Poet Laureate
The winning poets will be honored and invited to read their poems in a
public celebration of poetry at
The Meeting Room of the Newbury Town Offices, 937 Route 103, Newbury, NH 03255
Friday, April 6, 2018
5 to 7 p.m.
Public invited ~ Refreshments served ~ No charge for admission ~ Donations welcome!
To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion, all in one.
Earth is crammed with Heaven and every common bush afire with God.
-Elizabeth Barrett Browning-
If you are interested in learning more about
The Center for the Arts Literary Arts Guild,
please contact us at email@example.com