August 17, 2012

Medford Arts Center 5th Annual Juried Poetry Contest

Medford Arts Center 5th Annual Juried Poetry Contest
Posted by: "murphywriting" murphywriting
Date: Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:24 pm ((PDT))

The Medford Cultural Arts Commission announces its 5th Annual Juried Poetry

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - an event open to Burlington County residents.This
annual contest was established to give recognition to the literary arts and
local poets.

Entering poets must be a resident of Burlington County and at least 18 years of
age. Any form of poetry or subject is acceptable. All submitted work must be
original as well as the work of the poet entering the contest and not previously
published. Up to three poems may be submitted by each entrant. There is no fee
to enter.

The contest guidelines and applications are available at the Medford Arts Center
website They can also be picked up in person at the
MAC during gallery hours (18 N. Main St) or at the Medford Township office
during business hours (17 N. Main St.).

The contest opens 9/1/2012 and closes at the end of the business day on
10/31/12. Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three poems. A reception will
be held on December 5th for all ten contest finalists who will be invited to
share their work. The reception and poetry reading will be open to the public.

Moorestown poet and past winner of Medford's poetry contest, Adele Bourne, will
judge the entries. Bourne has been a featured reader at the Princeton Public
Library, the Free Library of Philadelphia and on public television. She
formerly chaired the Burlington County Poets group.

For more information about upcoming events in the visual, performing and
literary arts, go to or contact
(609-714-8852). Questions may be directed to Denise Pizoli, Literary Arts

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