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Open to Monroe County kids & teens only.
In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, and Robert Frost (1874-1963), The Studios is delighted to host the Annual Children and Teen Poetry Contest each year. National Poetry Month is a worldwide celebration that highlights poetry’s vital place in our culture. The Florida Keys have a special connection with Robert Frost, who won four Pulitzer Prizes for his poetry, and wintered many years at the garden cottage of the Heritage House in Key West.
Six awards (1st, 2nd & 3rd place & three honorable mentions) will be presented in each age group. Winners will be recognized with cash awards (First Place $150; Second Place $75; Third Place $50) at a public ceremony in May.
Made possible by the Jeane and Jessie Porter Memorial Fund
OPEN TO MONROE COUNTY KIDS & TEENS ONLY
Deadline: Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Email up to 3 poems each to email@example.com. (Poetry can be any length, based on any subject, and be rhymed or unrhymed).
You can write about nature, time travel, opposites, or anything at all!
Need a little inspiration? Key West Poet Laureate (2017) Flower Conroy offers some creative prompts that will help get the ideas flowing in the video above.
Three cash prizes in two categories! Kids 6-12 & Teens 13-18.