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Poetry Contest for Adults and Youth

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Poetry Contest for Adults and Youth
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: The History of Sonoma County

A Poetry Contest for Adults and Youth

SCA announces a poetry contest, entitled “The History of Sonoma County” which invites local writers to submit poems about the history of Sonoma County.  Poems selected from this contest will be displayed at Sebastopol Center for the Arts and winners will be invited to attend and read their winning poem at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts on June 10. The contest juror is Sonoma County Poet Laureate, Iris Jamahl Dunkle.  Dunkle is the author of two poetry collections, Gold Passage (2013) and There’s a Ghost in this Machine of Air (2015).  

The entry deadline is Monday, May 1, 2017. Youth, teens and adults are invited to submit their work and may submit up to three entries per contestant. The fee for adults is $8 for members of the Sebastopol Center for the Arts, $10 for non-members, and $5 for youth entries age 18 and under.