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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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