Oct 19, 2012 - From staff reportsLocal poets are invited to send one poem of 21 lines or less to Poetry Idol Auditions. The deadline for entering is Nov. 10.
Entries submitted may be written on any subject using any style. Contest director Joseph Cameron will have the final say on judging the contest.
"There are 50 prizes totaling $5,000, with one prize going to the last poet standing in each of our 50 states," Cameron said. "One of these 50 poets will win the grand prize of $1,000 and become our Poetry Idol for 2012."
Entrants should include their name and address on the same page as the poem. And a winner's list will be sent to contestants and posted at freecontest.com.
Send entries to P.O. Box 3561, Ashland, Ore., 97520, or enter using the website.
For more information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (541) 946-8805.
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