Monday, March 31, 2014

GRCC Poetry Contest

Announcing the Green River Community College



in celebration of National Poetry Month

WHO:  YOU! – Yes, YOU – students, faculty and staff are invited to write a poem

WHAT:            Poem Guidelines:
                         This year’s theme is:

What does it mean to be a Green River Community College student, faculty or staff member?

  • What experiences have you had?
    • self-discovery
    • future goals
    • academic areas of interest (art, math, psychology, biology…etc.)
  • What sights have you seen?
    • student life (campus activities, homework, classroom experiences, work-life balance, student activism…etc.)
  • What events have made your day?
    • cultural experiences or diversity in education
  • Or submit your best work on another theme!

  • Poems can rhyme or not
  • You can submit up to 5 poems
  • Poems will be judged by GRCC English Instructors on relevance to theme, creativity and structure (including spelling)
  • Winners will be notified by email by April 22
  • 4 poems will be selected and winners agree to have their poems placed on display in the Holman Library

HOW:    Fill out the Poetry Guidelines Submission form (pick one up near the Holman Library’s Reference Desk on the 2nd Floor)

WHEN: Poetry submissions are due by 10pm on Tuesday, April 15th in the Library

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