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
Festival participants may submit up to three of their poems to the Festival Poetry Contest. Poems should be typed, one to a page, and include your name, address and school.

Entries should be submitted by Nov. 1, 2018.

Send poetry entries to:
Jeff Gundy

Prose contest
The prose contest includes three categories:

  • Critical analysis
  • Personal response
  • Narrative

Prose entries should be submitted by Nov. 1, 2018.

Send prose entries to:
Cynthia Bandish

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