Category: Contests

Jan 29

Aileen Jaffa Young Poets Contest Now Open

This contest is offered as a means of encouraging young writers throughout Stanislaus County and as a way to remember poet Aileen Jaffa, the founding President of the Poets of the San Joaquin and member of the Modesto Branch of the National League of American Pen Women. Any student enrolled in a Stanislaus County school, …

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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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