Announcing the Third Berks County Poet Laureate Contest -- 2008
Sponsor: Reading Area Community College
Coordinator: Anna L. Hehn
Purpose: Recognition and promotion of excellence in poetry
Eligibility: All Berks County residents 18 years or older, who are established poets, and published in print.
Entry Rules: see RACC website
Deadline: All entries must be received by mail or hand delivered no later than 4:00 p.m. on FRIDAY, MAY 30, 2008.
(see RACC website for address of Dr. Gary Rizzo, Vice President- Provost, RACC.)
Notification of Winner: Winner will be notified by mail and by telephone no later than August 15, 2008. All other contestants will be notified by mail.
Awards: $500.00 ONE TIME HONORARIUM
Formal award presentation will occur at the opening event of Reading Reads: The Greater Reading
Literary Festival, October 1, 2008
Judges: Initial screening will be done locally. The final selection will be by a nationally recognized poet who resides
outside of Berks County.
For further information: Call RACC at 610-372-4721, ext 5103, or email to AHehn@racc.edu.
Reading Area Community College assumes no responsibility for loss of any work and will not be responsible for the return of work unless accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed envelope with sufficient postage.
In Collaboration with: Reading Reads: The Greater Reading Literary Festival
Berks County Public Libraries