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Strange but True . . . Calling All Poets!

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

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If your pet could talk
, what would he say?

Ever had a Strange But True experience?

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Who or what has been Unforgettable in your life?

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Have a Happy Ending to a story?

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Get out your pen or fire up your computer for the 11th Annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest. 

11th Annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest 

Poets Wanted!  Enter Now! Special Young Poets Category!

The 11th Annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest officially began in April, as part of the celebration of National Poetry Month, with five new categories: “Only In America,” “Happy Endings,” “Strange But True,” “Unforgettable,” and “If Pets Could Talk.” Poets may submit a maximum of three poems, no more than one in each of three of the five contest categories.

Poems may be in rhyme, free verse, Haiku or other accepted poetry forms and of any length, up to a maximum of 60 lines.

Everyone is encouraged to enter the contest.  Poets do not have to live in Lincoln, CA to be eligible.  Young Poets, 18-years of age or under, are encouraged to submit poems and will compete in a special “Young Poets” category.

If you would like a PDF copy of the Entry Form (including contest rules) to print copies needed for submission or have questions about the contest, please contact Alan Lowe, Contest Coordinator, at slolowe@icloud.com

Entry Forms must be received no later than Saturday, July 25, 2015.  Early submissions are appreciated.

Winners will read their poems on Sunday, October 11, 2015, at the Voices of Lincoln event to be held from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Willow Room at the Lincoln Public Library at Twelve Bridges, 485 Twelve Bridges Drive, Lincoln, CA.  Winners also will be presented with a commemorative chapbook of the winning poems.

 

11th Annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest 

Poets Wanted!  Enter Now! Special Young Poets Category!

 

The 11th Annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest officially began in April, as part of the celebration of National Poetry Month, with five new categories: “Only In America,” “Happy Endings,” “Strange But True,” “Unforgettable,” and “If Pets Could Talk.” Poets may submit a maximum of three poems, no more than one in each of three of the five contest categories.

Poems may be in rhyme, free verse, Haiku or other accepted poetry forms and of any length, up to a maximum of 60 lines.

Everyone is encouraged to enter the contest.  Poets do not have to live in Lincoln, CA to be eligible.  Young Poets, 18-years of age or under, are encouraged to submit poems and will compete in a special “Young Poets” category.

If you would like a PDF copy of the Entry Form (including contest rules) to print copies needed for submission or have questions about the contest, please contact Alan Lowe, Contest Coordinator, at slolowe@icloud.com

Entry Forms must be received no later than Saturday, July 25, 2015.  Early submissions are appreciated.

Winners will read their poems on Sunday, October 11, 2015, at the Voices of Lincoln event to be held from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Willow Room at the Lincoln Public Library at Twelve Bridges, 485 Twelve Bridges Drive, Lincoln, CA.  Winners also will be presented with a commemorative chapbook of the winning poems.