April Poetry Contest!

April is Poetry Month!

Submit your poetry to mccordmemorial@gmail.com


  1. Poems must be sent to mccordmemorial@gmail.com or submitted in person
  2. Emailed poems must be submitted at .doc, .docx, or .pdf form.
  3. Poetry can be written in any poetic style and on any subject.
  4. A poem in its entirety must be an original work by the person entering the contest.
  5. Only one poem per person is allowed.
  6. Poet must be at least 11 years of age.
  7. Poems will be judged by age group
    • 11-14, 15-19, 20-30, 31-50, & 51+
  8. Poems containing language that is vulgar, offensive, or inappropriate will not be accepted.
  9. Do not include your name or any other information at the end of your poem. Put contact details in email submission.
  10. Deadline is April 30th at 12:01am

Winners will be published in Books n Banter

All entries may be published online

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