The Palm Springs Writers Guild Poetry Contest is open to all members beginning January 15, 2020. The contest judge is Agnes Walsh (see below).
A contest entry consist of 3 poems, each entry fee is $25.
Cash prizes for 1st place $300, 2nd place $200, 3rd place $100. With all winners’ permissions, poetry will be posted on PSWG website following contest. 1st and 2nd place winners will read their poems at the Guild’s April General Meeting. Awards will be given at the April general meeting.
Poetry Contest Rules
Subject: PSWG Poetry Contest. YOUR NAME HERE
Example of body of email content:
Attached please find my entry to the PSWG Poetry Contest titled, “Title Here.”
Signed, Your Name
About our contest judge
Agnes Walsh was born in Placentia, Newfoundland. She is a poet and playwright. She has published three collections of poetry, In The Old Country Of My Heart, Killick Press, 1996, Going Around With Bachelors, Brick Books, 2007, and Oderin, Pedlar Press 2018. In 2006 she was named the Inaugural Poet Laureate for the city of St. John’s. She has traveled through Europe, the United States, Canada, the Azores and Iceland giving readings and workshops. Her work as artistic director and writer for The Tramore Theatre Troupe (1999- 2012) won her the Newfoundland and Labrador Hospitality Award. In 2011 her collection of plays for Tramore Theatre was published by Breakwater Books