Category Archive: Contests

Apr 25

Congratulations to Stanislaus County Youth Poets!

This year, MoSt Poetry was thrilled to be involved again at the local level in the national youth poetry recitation competition Poetry Out Loud. MoSt board members put in hours of volunteer work at local high schools, making presentations and mentoring competitors, and the hard work of students and board members alike paid off–our Stanislaus …

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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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Jan 07

5th Annual Modesto Poetry Festival: Enter Your Work Now!

The contest deadline for our annual poetry festival is coming up soon: January 11, 2017 is the last day you can submit your work! Even if you don’t have poems to submit, please join us on Saturday, February 4th, 2017 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Modesto for a day of poetry, learning, and inspiration! …

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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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