Students: Submit Your Poems for Our Poetry Contest
As part of the festivities for National Poetry Month, we would like to invite currently enrolled UT Tyler students to submit their original poems and participate in our annual poetry contest. This online contest runs from April 1st (today) until Friday April 18. Here are the details and rules:
- Poems must be original, unpublished works.
- Poems must be written in English by currently enrolled UT Tyler students.
- Poems must be 60 lines or less.
- Limit to not more than two poems per person.
- Your name, telephone number, email address, and poem title are required. Please note that if your contact information is incorrect, your entry will be invalid.
- Deadline: Submissions must be in no later than noon (12:00p) on Friday, April 18, 2008.
- No entry fee is required. Yes, it's free to enter.
- Copyright remains with the author. Entries will not be returned.
- Poems will be judged by a panel of two English Department faculty members, two librarian, and one award-winning poet from the Poetry Society of Texas.
- Awards will be presented at a program in Braithwaite Auditorium on Tuesday, April 29th.
So, get inspired, craft some lines, and send us your verses.
You can check the library's website for a submission link and information, or you can submit your poems to Joanne Buendtner at jbuendtner AT uttyler DOT edu (replace the AT and DOT for the appropriate symbols).