There will be two age groups, judged separately: 13-15 year-old students, and 16-18 year-old students.
CASH PRIZES will be awarded to four winners in each age group:
1st Place Winners receive $100
2nd Place Winners receive $75
3rd Place Winners receive $50
Honorable Mention receives $25
Winning entries will also be published in the June issue of Instigatorzine. We will also hold a celebratory reading in June where winners may present their work and copies of the Instigatorzine will be available for purchase. More details on the venue to follow.
The deadline for submissions is Thursday, March 24th. Students may submit poetry of any style or type to be considered.
Send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and age in the subject line.
All entries must include the participant's name, age, e-mail address, phone number, city, state, and school, so that we may contact the winners with further information. Also, please include how you heard about the contest (magazine, Facebook, etc.).
Please limit submissions to 1 poem per contestant.
Winners will be announced via e-mail and Facebook on April 15th, the middle of National Poetry Month.