poetry contest: Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition
- Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition
Postmark deadline: February 14th (annual)
The Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition accepts one poem submissions. The contest awards the winner publication in The Crucible literary journal and $200. Questions may be directed to Terry Kennedy at <tlkennedy(at)uncg.edu> (replace (at) with @)
Eligibility and Guidelines
The competition is open to any writer who is a legal resident of North Carolina or a member of the NC Writers Network.
Submissions should be one poem only (40 line limit).
Poem must be typed (single-spaced) and stapled in the left-hand corner.
Names should not appear on the poem.
Include a separate cover sheet with name, address, phone number(s) and poem title.
Poem will not be returned. Include a SASE for a list of winners.
An entry fee must accompany the poem. Multiple submissions are accepted, one poem per entry fee: $10/NCWN members, $15/non-members (You may pay member entry fee if you join NCWN with your submission.)
The winner is announced in May.
Send submissions, indicating name of competition to:
MFA Writing Program
3302 MHRA Building
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
Checks should be made payable to the North Carolina Writers’ Network
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