Poetry Contest

February 24, 2011 at 10:56 pm | Posted in Poetry | 1 Comment

To celebrate National Poetry Month the library is hosting  a poetry contest.  All students are welcome to enter.  Finalists will have a chance to have their poems published and get to do a formal reading of their work in April.  The contest ends at midnight on Thursday, March 31.  To submit your work for consideration send an email to reference@morton.edu with your full name, email address and the last 4 digits of your Morton Student ID number.  Please include your poem in the body of the email and not as an attachment.  For all official rules please see below:

Morton Library Poetry Contest March 2011 Official Rules

  1. All entries must be original, unpublished work of students currently enrolled at Morton College.
  2. Morton College retains the right to publish in print and online all submitted works.
  3. All poems must be submitted via email to reference@morton.edu by midnight C.S.T on Thursday, March 31.
  4. All emailed entries must also include the student’s fullname, email address and the last four digits of your Morton Student ID Number.
  5. Works are limited to 500 words.  Students are limited to 3 submissions.
  6. All poems will be judged annoymously.  Winners will be selected by a panel of judges.
  7. The winning poem will be published in the May edition of the Morton Collegian.  All winning poems will be published on the library website.  Finalists will be invited to share their work at a reading in the library in April.  Further prizes will be announced.


If you have any further questions, email the library at reference@morton.edu or ask at the Reference Desk.


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