Sanchez-Hughes Poetry Contest

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Date(s) - 09/01//2017 - 11/01//2017
All Day


Split This Rock seeks poems of “provocation and witness” for its annual contest, recently renamed to honor Sonia Sanchez and Langston Hughes. Judge: Sonia Sanchez. Winning poems are published in The Quarry, and $1,000 in cash awards are given ($500 first place; $250 for second and third place). Winners also receive free registration for the Split this Rock Poetry Festival and the first prize winner is invited to read the winning poem from the main stage. Submit up to 3 unpublished poems in “blind” format, with $20 fee. Guidelines and link to submit online.