POETRY CONTEST FOR A GOOD CAUSE
$10.00 contest donation fee
Two Winners (one from LA, one from anywhere else in the world) will receive 25% each of the donated money and 25 copies of a broadside designed using you poem.
Proceeds go to help Marla Gregg, a stroke survivor in recovery.
Deadline: September 15, 2009
HOW TO ENTER:
SNAILMAIL YOUR POEMS with a $10 entry fee for each poem to: Marla Gregg, 4100 Arch Drive #10, Studio City, CA 91604. Include your complete contact information, a paper copy of your poem (Postmarked by September 15) and a 100 words or less bio; please make check payable to MARLA GREGG, 4100 Arch Drive #10; Studio City, CA 91604.
K.E. OGDEN is the contest organizer. Ogden's poems and essays have been published in Slipstream, A.I.M., Phoebe, Radical Teacher, Teaching Tolerance, and most recently in Fringe. An alumna of the Teach for America program, she is a regular blogger for The Kenyon Review Online, an instructor for the Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshops, and was named Poet Laureate of Gambier, Ohio in 2008. Ogden has an MFA from the University of Alaska at Fairbanks and has been teaching writing and performance for over ten years.
Poetry Contest Judge to be announced!
BROADSIDES DESIGNED BY GRAPHIC ARTIST AND ILLUSTRATOR MATHEW DIGGES.
Mathew Digges has designed broadsides for Terry Wolverton, Brandon Cesmat, Sherilyn Lee, Joseph Bruchac, and more. He is former art director for Prism Review, the literary journal out of the University of La Verne, and he maintains the award-winning cartoon Sequential Life.
See website http://marlasfriends.
wordpress.com/poetry-contest/for further details, updates, and announcement of winners.