Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Opportunity Knocks - Cape Cod Cultural Center 15 Jan 2011

Poetry is not just for the scholarly, it is for everyone, everywhere. Some of the best poems are written outside of the classroom by those experiencing life firsthand. If you have ever considered submitting your poetry to places beyond the blogosphere, but were unsure, we hope to inspire you to do so by simplifying the process. Sometimes all it takes is an envelope and a stamp. In our “Opportunity Knocks” posts we provide information and links to publications, contests and other opportunities for your poetry to be read and/or published. It is our goal to sift through and filter out the spam and scams out there. What we post here will be our best attempt at helping you find legitimate places to send your work.

For U.S and Canadian Residents

A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a poem. Gerald Stern will judge. Submit up to three poems totaling no more than five pages with a $15 entry fee by January 15, 2011.

E-mail or visit the Web site for complete guidelines.

The Culture Center of Cape Cod

Cultural Center of Cape Cod, Poetry Competition, 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664. (508) 394-7100. Lauren Wolk, Associate Director.

For further detail if you click the photo below it will open a full page with a wealth of information.

*Many places do require small entry fees so please be aware of that when considering submitting your work. We will try to find those that don’t ask for any or at least that keep it to a minimal cost.

*If you know of any opportunities locally, nationally or worldwide please feel free to share them with Poets United so that we can check into them and then in turn share them with our readers and members.

1 comment:

  1. I think it's great that you are supporting aspiring poets and writers. Another cool site I found is Poets & Writers: I'll be sure to check out your content. Thanks for your visit. Take Care.


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