The Daily Item
ASHLAND, Ore. — A free poetry contest is being sponsored by Poetryfest, a nonprofit organization devoted to discovering new poets and helping them to achieve a wider audience for their poetry. There are 100 prizes to go around, and the last poet standing will receive a $1,000 cash reward.
Send one poem only, 21 lines or less, to Free Poetry Contest, P.O. Box 3561, Ashland, OR, 97520, or enter online at www.freecontest.com. Deadline for entering is June 10.
Those sending entries should include their name and address on the same page as the poem. A winner’s list will be sent to all entrants, along with a free copy of the contest director’s essay, “How to Win a Poetry Contest.”