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NC State University Poetry Contest

Calling all poets! Pen and send your poem by March 1 for the annual North Carolina State University Poetry Contest. Open to all North Carolina residents (some exceptions apply), the contest is one of the largest free-entry poetry competitions in the South. Awards will be given for the best poems. The top winner earns $500.

Guest judge Thomas Lux, poet in residence at Sarah Lawrence College, will announce the winners and give a reading at 7:00 pm, March 30, 2011, in the Titmus Theater, Thompson Hall, on the NC State campus. Sponsored by the NC State University Creative Writing Program with support from the Barnhardt Family Fund.

For more information on entry eligibility, check these guidelines.