2019 national poetry month poster contest for students
The Academy of American Poets, the originator and organizer of National Poetry Month, invites students in the United States who are in grades 9 through 12 to enter artwork to be considered for the official April 2019 National Poetry Month poster. For the first time in twenty-two years, the poster, which is sent to 100,000 libraries, schools, bookstores, and community centers nationwide and made available by download on Poets.org, will feature a student’s winning artwork. The winning student will be featured on Poets.org, in American Poets magazine, and will receive $500 plus signed copies of books by this year’s judges, Academy Chancellor Emeritus Naomi Shihab Nye and renowned graphic designer and educator Debbie Millman. Submissions will be accepted online between September 1 and October 31, 2018.
Finalists will each receive a copy of American Journal, an anthology of fifty contemporary poems selected and with an introduction by U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith, published by Graywolf Press. Continue reading “National Poetry Month Poster Contest”
Meade’s Spring Lit Mag Contest
Poems, stories, films, photos, original artwork, and music compositions
Are you a poet or story writer? Do you like film-making or composing your own music? Are you an artist or photographer? Have you ever wanted your work to be published in a magazine? Then submit your work to Meade’s Spring Literary Magazine Contest! Give us your best work and we’ll showcase it for you. This contest will run from April 9th-20th, and winners will receive a small prize! If you miss the deadline, you will not be entered into the contest, but your work may still be uploaded on our website.
We’re always looking for help to put the magazine together, too! If you’d like to be on staff, please come to D407 during Pride Period every Tuesday, we’d be happy to have you!
Bring submissions in to D407 or send as an email attachment/share Google Doc with email@example.com. For more information, contact Ms. Lindsay in D407 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ARHU298J: Creative Writing—Cross Cultural Perspectives in Poetry and Fiction
Immerse yourself in the writing of fiction and poetry that encourages creativity while expanding knowledge. You’ll hone your writing craft in a nurturing, interactive environment while developing skills that help uncover your own distinctive voice. You’ll read great poems and stories from across cultures and engage in related writing exercises. You’ll also refine your skill through close reading, radical revision, and the delivery of constructive criticism on peer work.
Morning sessions emphasize assigned readings, writing, analysis, and discussions of craft. Students receive careful, detailed responses to their writing from both instructors and peers. Afternoon sessions are devoted to studio time spent reading and writing. You’ll share your original writing in a supportive workshop setting and discover new approaches to revision
Who: Students in Grades 9 – 12
What: Write a poem or short story!
* Entries must be original work.
When: Deadline is December 15 Continue reading “SoMIRAC’s 2017 – 2018 Young Authors’ Contest”