Arch Street and The Greenwich Education Group invites your creative expression in an original poem.
Arch Street and The Greenwich Education Group are celebrating National Poetry Month by looking for emerging poets. The Poetry Contest is aimed at high school students in grades 9 – 12.
Student poets may submit one original poem, of no more than 20 lines, accompanied by a completed entry form. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, April 30, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. A panel of three judges will consider all submissions for originality, creativity and artistic quality. Amazon gift cards for $200, $100 and $50 will be awarded for first, second and third place winners.
Winners will be announced no later than May 15, 2015, and they will be notified by phone or email. The winners and their poems will be published on our websites. Winners will be invited to read poems at The Greenwich Grind Coffee House at Arch Street on May 21, 2015.
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ELIGIBILITY: The Greenwich Education Group Student Poetry Contest is open to all students enrolled in grades 9-12. Each entrant may submit one original poem of no more than 20 lines and must be accompanied by a completed entry form. Children of Greenwich Education Group employees are not eligible. DEADLINE: April 30, 2015, is the last day submissions will be accepted to The Greenwich Education Group Student Poetry Contest. SELECTION: Poems are judged based on originality, creativity and artistic quality. PRIZES: First – $200 Amazon Gift Card, Second – $100 Amazon Gift Card, Third- $50 Gift Card. DECISIONS: All decisions made by the judges are final. FEES: There are no entry fees for any of the contests. No purchase necessary. No financial obligation to enter or win the contests.
COPYRIGHTS: The author retains all copyrights to the submitted poem. Winning poems will appear on our website with the copyright notice. By entering the contest, you consent to the publication of your poem. NOTIFICATION: Winners will be announced by May 15, 2015. Winners are notified by phone, or email. Names of the winners and their respective poems may appear on our website.