Category Archive: Submission Opportunities

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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May 14

2016-2018 Poet Laureate Application Available

Calling all Modesto poets! The City of Modesto is accepting applications and nominations for the Poet Laureate. This is a non-salaried honorary position for the purpose of presenting original poems at various official functions and occasions. For more information and the application form, visit the City of Modesto website. May 27th is the application deadline.

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