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NCW Poetry Contest

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Monday, September 30, 2013


Entry Fees

$20 entry fee (submit up to 3 poems per entry fee)


1st: $1,000
2nd: $250
3rd: $100
Winners, honorable mentions, and editor's picks will be published in and receive a free copy of the winners' anthology, Pooled Ink: Celebrating the 2013 NCW Contest Winners.


Northern Colorado Writers is hosting its 3rd annual nationwide poetry competition. You do not need to be in Colorado or a member to enter. Cash prizes and publication in annual anthology for winners, honorable mentions, and editor’s picks. Any style of poetry, up to 250 lines. Final judge is Colorado Poet Laureate David Mason. See website for full submission guidelines.

Contact Information

Jennifer Top, Contest Coordinator
[email protected]



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