Thursday, March 3, 2016

2016 William Redding Memorial Poetry Contest

The Poetry Forum
24th Annual
William Redding Memorial Poetry Contest

$100 and a Featured Reading May 2, 2016

1-year membership in Columbus Salon monthly poetry workshop/critique
$50 Gift Certificate for books
$25 Gift Certificate for books

Submission Guidelines:

  • · Submit 3 typewritten or Word document poems.  One poem per page.
  • · Maximum 50 lines per poem.
  • · Surface mail entries should have name, address, phone number, and email address on back only of each poem. Send entries postmarked by March 14 to The Poetry Forum c/o 91 E. Duncan Street, Columbus OH 43202. Poems will not be returned. No SASE required.
  • · Email entries to as single Word document with poems as separate pages & no identifying information, with name, address, phone, and email on separate first page.
  • · Previous first-place winners, Poetry Forum featured readers since January 2014, and previously published poems are ineligible.

Deadline:  March 15, 2016

The Poetry Forum thanks the following for their support: Bossy Grrl’s Pinup Joint, 90.5 WCBE-FM, our featured poets, open mic participants, audiences, and generous patrons.

Bossy Grrl's, 2598 N. High Street in Columbus
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Information: 614/268-5006

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The poet doesn't invent. He listens. ~Jean Cocteau