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Poetry may be written in English, French, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish. Additionally, the top five winners in each category will be invited to read their poetry…Submissions are due April 6th, 2012.
Almendros en flor a los alrededores de Turlock, California. (Archivo)
Date of publication: 3/28/2012
In celebration of the literary arts California State University Stanislaus, Modern Languages’ Program in conjunction with Turlock City Arts Commission invites individuals to submit a typed poem limited to one page for our Second Annual Poetry Contest: Ode to Turlock.
There are four categories for submission:
I) 19 years and over;
and IV) 12 and under.
In categories I and II $100 book awards will be given to first place winners, and $50 book awards in categories III and IV; second, third, fourth and fifth place winners in each category will be awarded gift cards.
Poetry may be written in English, French, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish.
Additionally, the top five winners in each category will be invited to read their poetry on Friday, April 27th from 6:00-8:00 at California State University, Stanislaus: Faculty Development Center, Room 118. The poetry reading is open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
All entries will be read by qualified jurors. Submissions are due on Friday, April 6th, 2012. Please send poetry submission, and a separate page including your name, category, and contact information to:
- Electronically: TBAndres@csustan.edu OR
- First class mail postmarked no later than Friday, April 6th:
Professor Teresa Bargetto-Andrés, Ph.D.
California State University, Stanislaus
Department of Philosophy & Modern Languages
One University Circle
Turlock CA 95382
Be creative with your Ode to Turlock; by the way, the website, Poets.org defines “Ode”. Our second annual Poetry Contest, Ode to Turlock is supported by a grant from the Office of Service Learning at CSUS.
Donnelly Park, Turlock