The Connecticut Poetry Society will hold a teen poetry contest open to students in grades 9-12 in memory of Lynn DeCaro, a promising young Connecticut Poetry Society member who died of leukemia in 1986.
Submission deadline is March 15.
First prize is $75; second prize $50 and third prize is $25.
- Send up to three poems, any form, no more than 40 lines.
- Include two copies of each poem, one with NO name or information, the other with: Name, address, email, phone, and school name (please indicate if homeschool).
- Both copies must be marked: Lynn DeCaro Poetry Competition.
For results, include a self-addressed stamped envelope to Lynn DeCaro Poetry Competition, PO Box 270554, West Hartford, CT 06127-0554.
The poetry contest is made possible through the generous support of The Betty and Allen DeCaro Family.