Poetry/Prose contests

Winners of the poetry contest may be asked to present their poems to the festival audience in the final session. Selected poems and essays will be published in a booklet which will be distributed to all participating schools.

Poetry contest
Participants were invited to submit up to three of their poems for this contest. Poems should be typed, one to a page and include your name, address and school.

Poetry entries should be postmarked by Oct. 24, 2014.

Send poetry entries to:

Jeff Gundy
Bluffton University
1 University Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817-2104

Prose contest
The prose contest includes three categories:

  • Critical analysis
  • Personal response
  • Narrative


Prose entries should be submitted by Oct. 31, 2014

Send prose entries to:
Cynthia Bandish

Bluffton University
1 University Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817-2104