Category: Submission Opportunities

Oct 29

Submit to our Young Poets Contest

MODESTO-STANISLAUS POETRY CENTER THE SECOND ANNUAL LEE NICHOLSON – GEORGE ROGERS POETRY CONTEST CONTEST GUIDELINES MONETARY PRIZES!!! DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2018 ABOUT LEE NICHOLSON AND GEORGE ROGERS Beloved by generations of their students, Lee Nicholson and George Rogers dedicated much of their lives to teaching and inspiring the youth of our community. Lee Nicholson was …

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Mar 10

Aileen Jaffa Young Poets Contest is Open!

Check out our contests section for information on the Aileen Jaffa Young Poets Contest, a poetry competition for K-12 students in Stanislaus County! Winners will be honored with cash prizes and will be invited to read their work in a ceremony at the Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock on Sunday, May 21st. Read more about …

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Nov 24

Local Poetry Publication Opportunity!

From our friends at Stanislaus Connections: Poetry about the themes of peace, justice and/or a sustainable environment can be submitted for A Gathering of Voices in Stanislaus Connections, a monthly publication of the Modesto Peace/Life Center. We accept original new and previously published poetry from poets of all ages. Criteria for publishing: original poetry on …

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Sep 27

2017 Poetry Festival Details Announced!

Each year in February we organize and hold an all-day poetry festival featuring workshops, readings, and a featured poet. This year, we are proud to welcome featured poet Susan Wooldridge as our guest poet and workshop leader. Join us on Saturday, February 4th, 2017 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Modesto for a day of …

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Sep 17

Announcing Our First Annual Student Chapbook Contest!

MoSt has established the annual LEE NICHOLSON – GEORGE ROGERS POETRY AWARD in remembrance of two beloved local poets. This is a contest open to all poets residing in Stanislaus County who are 16 to 25 years of age. Submission dates are September 15, 2016 to December 1, 2016. For more information, visit the contest …

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