Fairbanks Arts is Accepting Entries for the 22nd Annual Statewide Poetry Contest!
The purpose of the contest is to encourage, publicize and reward the writing of high quality poetry. The winners of the Statewide Poetry Contest are invited to read their poems at a special literary event during National Poetry Month in April at Fairbanks Arts Association’s Bear Gallery in the Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way.
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2016 at 6pm
Divisions & Awards:
Adult 1st Place $150 | 2nd Place $100 | 3rd Place $50
High School 1st Place $100 | 2nd Place $50 | 3rd Place $25
Middle School 1st Place $75 | 2nd Place $40 | 3rd Place $20
Elementary 1st Place $50 | 2nd Place $30 | 3rd Place $15
Grade, Middle and High School: $3 per poem or $10/four poems.
Adults: $4 per poem or $13/four poems.
• Open to Alaska residents only.
• No more than four poems per author may be entered.
• All poems must be original and not previously published.
• Each must be typed or formatted to an 8 1/2 x 11 inch sheet of
paper and may not exceed 100 lines in length.
• A separate cover page should include name, address, phone and
division, as well as the titles of all poems submitted. Author’s
name should not appear on any poems.