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10th Annual Student Poetry Contest Open

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2022-01-12T09:33:46+00:00 January 7, 2022|Featured News, News|
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10th Annual Student Poetry Contest Open

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Beginner writers and experienced poets are welcome to enter Highline’s 10th annual Poetry Contest. Open to current students, the contest is a chance to win a cash prize and have your poem published.

Ten poems will win. Award amounts range from $200 (first prize) to $75 (seven honorable mention prizes).

Entry deadline is 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022.

The contest is a prelude to Highline College’s celebration of National Poetry Month, April 2022. View last year’s winning poets.

Entry Guidelines

Follow these guidelines to have your poem(s) judged in Highline’s 2022 Poetry Contest:

  • Be a Highline College student enrolled anytime during the 2021-22 academic year.
  • Write poems of up to 20 lines (not including title).
  • Type your submission.
  • Submit up to three poems about any subject.
  • Agree to have your poem put on display and used during National Poetry Month. By submitting your poem, you are giving consent.
  • Send your poem(s) in a Google or Word document only (no pdfs) through the submission form below by 4 p.m. on Feb. 11, 2022.

    Questions? Email npm@highline.edu.

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Entry Deadline

Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, at 4 p.m.
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