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Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition


Thursday, March 1, 2018



Entry Fees

$10 for NCWN members, $15 for nonmembers.


$200 and publication in storySouth.


The Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition accepts one-poem submissions, up to 40 lines.

The Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition honors the work and legacy of the poet and critic Randall Jarrell, who taught at what is now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for nearly eighteen years. He was a 1996 inductee of the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame who left behind nine books of poetry, four books of literary criticism, four children’s books, five anthologies, a bestselling academic novel, a translation of Goethe’s Faust, Part I, and a translation of Chekhov’s The Three Sisters, produced on Broadway by The Actors’ Studio.

Contact Information

Questions may be directed to Terry L. Kennedy, Associate Director, MFA Writing Program, at [email protected]


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