Date(s) - 02/09//2013 - 02/15//2013
Contest open to all poets from DC, VA, and MD who are 18 years or older. Awards: First place, $500, publication on the Writer’s Center blog, plus membership for one year and a free class; Second place, $250; and Third Place, $150. All winners published on the Bethesda Urban Partnership Web site and honored at a special event during the Bethesda Literary Festival, held April 19-21, 2013. Submit only one poem of no more than 21 lines of text; must be unpublished and must not contain material that could be interpreted as obscene or objectionable. Judge: Michael Collier. Deadline: February 15. No entry fee. Winners will be notified by April 1.