Calling All Poets, Poetry Contest, Poems Due March 10, Literary Arts Guild, Newbury, NH

Calling all Poets

The Literary Arts Guild of the Center for the Arts, Lake Sunapee Region invites all local poets to submit poems for their upcoming “ A Celebration of Poetry Month” Poetry Contest.

The theme for the contest is “The Courage to Create”.  All New Hampshire poets may submit one original unpublished poem inspired by this theme.

Members of the Center For the Arts’ Literary Arts Guild are not eligible for this contest. The judge for the contest will be Ala Khaki, a distinguished Iranian/American poet from New Hampshire. There will be one winner in each of the following categories: High School, Middle School and Elementary School.

The Complete rules for submission can be found at Submissions should be mailed by March 10, 2019 to Dianalee Velie, PO Box 290, Newbury, NH 03255, (603) 938-2734,

The winning poets will be honored and invited to read their poems at a public celebration of poetry on Friday, April 5 from 5:30-7:30pm at The Meeting Room of the Newbury Town Offices, 937 Route 103, Newbury, NH. This event is free and open to the public.

The Center for The Arts is a volunteer organization that hosts a series of free arts programs on the first Friday of each month in the Lake Sunapee Region. Working with business partners in the community, CFA strives to showcase local and regional talent for the benefit of the artists, performers, residents, and visitors to this beautiful region.

If you would like to learn more about the Center for The Arts and the scholarship program or to volunteer, perform, or sponsor a program, please contact us at 603-526-4444.