Bethesda Urban Partnership Poetry Contest
Deadline January 22 (must be received by this date), formerly January 17. Neutral free contest awards prizes up to $350 in adult category (ages 18+) and $75 in high school category (ages 14-18 and enrolled in grades 9-12) for previously unpublished poetry by residents of Washington, DC and select counties in Maryland and Virginia. All winners will be published on Bethesda.org and honored during Bethesda's Local Writer's Showcase in March; winner in adult category will also receive publication on The Writer's Center "First Person Plural" blog and a free class and membership to The Writer's Center. Poems should be 21 lines maximum. One entry per person. Enter via online submissions portal only; no mail or email entries accepted. Sponsored by the Bethesda Urban Partnership.
Published: November 14, 2023