It’s time again for Worcester Mag’s annual Poetry Contest

The Worcester Mag Annual Poetry Contest 2011 is underway!
With two categories (youth & adult) and a spread in our issue dedicated to the winners, this is a great opportunity for our community to celebrate the excellent work of our local word artists during National Poetry Month.

First, second and third place winners will be showcased in the April 7th Issue of Worcester Mag.

Winners will be invited to read their winning entries during a Worcester Mag sponsored live showcase event at the WCUW 91.3 FM’s Front Room on April 22.


• Submissions must be made electronically, sent via email as a Word attachment or pasted in an email. Send submissions to Please put POETRY CONTEST in the subject headline. No paper submissions will be accepted.

• Be sure to mark which category you are applying for: Adult (18+) or Youth (-18).

• Entries due by March 25.

• Word Count: no more than 500 words.

2011 Judges:
Alex Charalambides, 2011 Worcester Arts Council Fellowship Recipient
Heather MacPherson of Ballard Street Poetry Journal
John Hodgen, English professor at Assumption College and published poet



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