Thursday, April 8, 2010

Roanoke Valley Pen Women Sponsor Poetry Contest

Virginia’s Roanoke Valley Branch of the National League of American Pen Womenhas announced its 10th Annual Poetry Competition. This year the organization is celebrating Women in the Arts and all poems should address this as the theme of the work.

Proceeds fund an annual scholarship.

Prizes are $100, $75, $50 and Honorable Mention $5. Rules are available here.

Postmark deadline for entries is July 30, 2010. Cost per poem is $5; make checks payable to Roanoke Valley Branch, NLAPW. Mail entries to: Co-Chairman, Peggy Shifflett, 700 Cherrywood Road, Salem, VA 24153.

Parks Lanier, an English professor at Radford University, will judge the poems.

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