Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Hungry Poets: Recite for Your Supper!

Hungry Poets Prize
In Memory of Gabe Friedberg
$250 Prize for the winning poem
$100 Second Prize, $50 Third Prize

          Finalists will read their poems at Hungry Poets Night at the Blue Moose Café in Morgantown, Saturday April 14, 8:00 p.m. Finalists will be notified the week of March 18.

§        Entries must be postmarked (or hand delivered) on or before March 3, 2012.
§        Entries must be between 50 and 500 words.  Only one poem (or poem series less than 500 words) per person.
§        Poems must be typed. The Contest is not responsible for lost entries - Do not send your only copy.
§        You retain any copyright to your poem, but you agree that the contest organizers may publish it in a not-for-profit medium.
§        Include your name, age, phone number and email address.
§        Applicants must be under 30 years old.
§        Each finalist must read his/her poem at Hungry Poets Night to be eligible for the prize.
§        Your poem should not have been previously published or awarded a prize or compensation of any kind.
§        $15 gift certificate to each hungry finalist for one of Morgantown’s progressive eateries.
§        Judges’ decisions will be highly subjective but final. 
                        Send entries to:     
                             Hungry Poets Prize
                             C/o Blue Moose Café
248 Walnut Street                                                            Co-sponsored by
Morgantown, WV  26505                              WVU Department of English

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