GREAT MINDS IN NEW ORLEANS POETRY CONTEST
- Limit two poems per contestant
- Must be 14 years old or older to enter (parental consent required if under 18)
- Poems must be submitted between April 25, 2018-May 15, 2018. Winners will be notified May 21, 2018.
- Poems must be typed; handwritten submissions will not be considered.
- Poems must be emailed to email@example.com and they must be separate from the cover page.
- All poems must have a title
- Submission page or email must include full name, email address, telephone number, grade, school or college name, category, and parent’s signature, if applicable.
Types of Poems Accepted
- Free verse
- Love, success, hardship, or other themes that characterize life in New Orleans
- Judges from the literary community and Word Lovers Book Club will make the decision for first and second place winners in each category; each category will have two honorable mentions.
- First place winners receive cash prize
- Second place winners receive trophies
- Honorable mention recipients receive certificates
Sponsored by Word Lovers Book & Literary Club