Category Archive: Contests

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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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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