Win $1,000 cash for your best poem

June 11, 2013

By Staff

A $1,000 grand prize is being offered in a free contest sponsored by the Celestial Arts Society. There are 50 prizes totaling more than $4,000 in cash and book prizes.

Poems of 21 lines or fewer on any subject and in any style will be judged by the contest director Lavender Aurora.

“I encourage poets to send in the poem they are most proud of,” she said in a press release. “I know this contest will produce exciting discoveries.”

Entries must be received by July 20, and may be submitted by mail to Open Poetry Contest, P.O. Box 21, Talent, OR 97540. Enter online at

Mailed entries should include name and address on the same page as the poem. A winners’ list will be sent to all entrants.


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