Students: Send in your original poems for our Student Poetry Contest 2009
We want to invite all currently enrolled UT Tyler students to submit their original poems to our Student Poetry Contest. This is part of our festivities for National Poetry Month. This online contest runs from Wednesday April 1 (tomorrow) to Friday April 17. Here is what you need to know in terms of 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- Poems must be original, unpublished works.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 17, 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 28th.