Last Chance

Just a few days remaining to submit your poems to the third annual Galway Kinnell Poetry Contest…

Deadline: Friday, August 4, 2017

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Less than a month to submit

Hope you all enjoyed a happy and safe Fourth of July! That said it is now the Fifth of July and there is a little less than a month to get your submissions in for the Galway Kinnell Poetry Contest. 

Remember submissions must be sent electronically by Friday, August 4 and can be emailed to galwaykinnellpoetrycontest@gmail.com. 

Listeners at the first Galway Kinnell winners poetry reading September 2015

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Fundraiser for Pawtucket Arts Festival

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Guidelines for third annual Galway Kinnell Poetry Contest

Supported by a grant from the Pawtucket Arts Panel, the Galway Kinnell Poetry Contest is open to New England poets who are invited to submit up to three pages of poetry that reflect the poetry of Galway Kinnell with use of imagery and sense of place. Deadline: August 4, 2017.

  • All poetry must be submitted electronically as an attached word document using Arial 10 font.
  • Up to three pages of poetry, one poem per page or one poem no longer than three pages.
  • Please do not put your name on the poetry submission document. Attach a separate word document with name, address and phone number with titles of your poems as well as a brief bio.
  • Submissions should be emailed to galwaykinnellpoetrycontest@gmail.com no later than Friday, August 4, 2017. Judges will make their final decisions by early September, and I will contact all winners. There will first, second and third place winners receiving a monetary prize of $150, $75, and $50 respectfully. There will also be three honorable mention winners. All six poets will have the opportunity to read their poetry during the Pawtucket Arts Festival Poetry Celebration  at the Samaritans Forget-Me-Not Art Gallery, 67 Park Place, Pawtucket on Sunday September 24, 2017.
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2017 Poetry Contest Deadline

With limited funding from the Pawtucket Arts Panel, I am pleased to announce the third year deadline for the Galway Kinnell Poetry Contest  Friday, August 4 2017.  Submissions of up to three pages of poetry (one poem per page or one long poem of three pages) should be submitted to galwaykinnellpoetrycontest@gmail.com.

Stay tuned for further details later today or tomorrow.

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Poetry Workshop Sunday

Free Poetry Workshop, Sunday, April 9 at 2:30 pm
On Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 2:30pm the Samaritans of RI Forget-Me-Not Gallery will offer a FREE Poetry Workshop, in celebration of April as Poetry Month, in conjunction with the gallery art exhibition by Rachel Brask, “Abstracted Rainy Moments.” This workshop will guide participants through several writing exercises and writers have the option to share their poetry. Space may be limited, so registration is required.    Click here to register

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National Poetry Month Event Blends Art and Poetry

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