THE WEDNESDAY CLUB
OF
ST. LOUIS

Entry deadline is February 1, 2018

Awards Reception
April 11, 2018 at 1:oo pm

ORIGINAL POETRY CONTEST 
     

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: Marilyn Sumner, ORIGINAL POETRY CONTEST, 42 York Drive, St. Louis, MO 63144

EMAIL: LVcartan@aol.com

PRIZES: $500, $300, $150

JUDGE: TBD

 

JUNIOR POETRY CONTEST 

ELIGIBILITY:  High School Students in Grades 9 through 12 in the St. Louis Area

RULES: :Entries must be submitted through the English Department.  Each student must submit TWO copies of TWO original poems, one per page, signed with a pen name along with one completed official entry form per student.

FOR ENTRY FORMS OR QUESTIONS:
Junior Poetry Contest Entry Form or email poetrynanstarling@gmail.com

SEND TO:Nan Starling, Junior Poetry Contest, 14 Upper Conway Lane, St. Louis, MO  63017

STUDENT PRIZES:  $200,  $150,  $100, $80, $50, and up to five $25 honorable mentions

TEACHER AWARDS:  $200, $150, $100 (Applies to teachers of first three student winners)

JUDGE: GEORGE BILGERE