Rockford Review Youth Poetry Contest Deadline: May 15 Open to all youth up to 18 years old. Categories: 13-18 and 12 and Under. Send up to 3 poems, each 50 lines or less to email@example.com or use our submission form at rockfordwritersguild.org. Winners in each category will receive $25 and winning poems will be published in the Summer-Fall edition of The Rockford Review.
Poetry contest open to all youth, 18 years old and younger! Submit up to three poems (each 50 lines or shorter) to firstname.lastname@example.org or use our online submission form at www.rockfordwritersguild.org. Winners of 13-18 and 12 and Under age categories will win $25 each and be published in The Rockford Review.
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April 15 deadline — Summer-Fall Members’ Only edition of The Rockford Review, poems and prose, no theme, see submission guidelines on our website www.rockfordwritersguild.org
April 15 deadline — Prose contest, theme “Reckonings” see submission guidelines for prose
May 15 deadline — Rockford Review Youth Poetry contest, ages 18 and under
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Rockford Review Youth Poetry Award:
Deadline: May 15, 2021. Ages: up to 18. Submit up to three new, previously unpublished poems (50 lines or less). Include name, age, address, phone number, email address in upper right-hand corner of a Word document. Winners in two age categories: 13-18 and 12 and under. Cash prize of $25 in each age category and the two winning poems will be published in the 2021 Summer-Fall edition of The Rockford Review. No theme. Simultaneous submissions are fine, as long as you notify us if any or all of your submissions have been accepted elsewhere. Please include your bio, 50 words or less. Notification by June 1, 2021. Submit online at: www.rockfordwritersguild.org or send to: email@example.com.
Please encourage your kids or grandkids to enter the contest.
Summer “Alignment” Poetry Contest (Members Only)
Submit up to three new, previously unpublished poems (50 lines or less). Theme is Alignment. The deadline is March 15, 2021. Winning entries published in The Rockford Review, Summer-Fall edition, 2021. Winners announced in the May 2021 newsletter. Submit via online form or via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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If you would like extra copies of the upcoming W-S edition of The Rockford Review, please let me know by December 22. I’ll be ordering books shortly after that date. email@example.com
Congratulations to Rockford Writers’ Guild members Christine Swanberg and Jocelyn Kuntz, winners of the poet laureate and youth poet laureate competition in Rockford. https://www.rrstar.com/news/20201026/rockford-names-its-first-ever-poet-laureate-and-youth-poet-laureate