Poetry Contest Online Submission


Jefferson-Madison Regional Library and WriterHouse Present a Poetry Contest for adults

Submit one original poem to any JMRL location, to WriterHouse, or via our online entry form for a chance to win prizes & glory.

  • Contest open March 1 – 31st to ages 18+
  • Prizes: $200 Visa gift card for the winner and $100 Visa gift card for the runner-up
  • Winners will be contacted directly and a public announcement will be made at jmrlblog.org. Stay tuned for more information about a possible virtual event.
  • Finalist entries judged by Poet Laureate of Virginia, Luisa Igloria
  • See full contest details on entry form for more information or go to jmrl.org/poetry-contest.php
  • Contest is part of #TheWrite2Heal series of events co-sponsored by WriterHouse
  • You can submit your entry online below, bring it to any JMRL location, or mail it to WriterHouse at 508 Dale Avenue Charlottesville, VA 22902.
  • Winners of this contest will be contacted directly and a public announcement will be posted online on the JMRL Blog.
  • Questions? Contact Hayley Tompkins at htompkins@jmrl.org or Sibley Johns at execdir@writerhouse.org
See the entry form for more details

Please send in your entry by March 31, 2021

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