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call for poems: Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival

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  • AllisonJ
    CALL FOR POETRY Thursday, August 2, 2012 http://www.gcehjazzfest.com/poetry-contest.html The Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival proudly presents an
    Message 1 of 1 , May 16, 2012
      CALL FOR POETRY

      Thursday, August 2, 2012
      http://www.gcehjazzfest.com/poetry-contest.html


      The Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival proudly presents an Evening of Poetry on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at the Museum of Mobile located at 111 South Royal Street, Mobile, Alabama to bring together a wide range of people and poems into one memorable evening. You are invited to submit a copy of a poem that you have written.

      Entry Guidelines:

      Entries must be typed in a font no smaller than 12 pt. Times New Roman (or equivalent) and submitted on 8 ½ x 11 pages, with margins no less than 1 inch around.
      Entries must identify the person submitting the poem.
      Entries must be mailed to GCEH must have a self-addressed stamped envelope for notification of selection status. Entries will not be returned.

      Selection:

      The host will select 10 - 15 pieces to be read the evening of August 2. Poems should take no more than 5 minutes to read or recite.
      A panel of judges will select the winning poem which will be read at the Evening of Poetry.
      The winning poem will receive recognition

      Deadlines & Fees:

      There is a $5.00 entry fee, but entries must be received by July 14, 2012.
      Only one entry per person may be submitted.
      Mail or deliver hard-copy entry with completed entry form to:


      Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival
      Post Office Box 40404, Mobile, Alabama 36640
      For more information, call 251-432-8343 or e-mail <gcehjazz(at)yahoo.com>
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