Friday, 1 August 2014

Morton Marcus Memorial Poetry Contest - Deadline September 1, 2014


The 3rd Annual Morton Marcus Memorial Poetry Contest


$15.00 USD

Submissions will be accepted to the Morton Marcus Memorial Poetry Contest until September 1, 2014. Entry fee is $15 for the $1,000 prize, and the judge is Chiristopher Buckley. All poets over the age of 18 may submit. (Note: the limitations for submission to phren-Z quarterly issues—Santa Cruz County residents only—do not apply to the poetry contest.)


The 3nd Annual Morton Marcus Memorial Poetry Contest is dedicated to the memory of Santa Cruz Poet Morton Marcus, whose life and work inspired the writing of many students, friends, and emerging poets. All poets nationally and internationally over 18 are eligible to submit their poetry.

This year's contest judge is Christopher Buckley.
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Entries will be accepted through September 1, 2014.

A $1,000 Prize will be awarded to the selected winner. The winning poem will be published in phren-Z's Fall 2014 issue and read at the Fifth Morton Marcus Memorial Poetry Reading in November at Cabrillo College.


You may submit up to three unpublished poems, each poem no longer than five pages.

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