Date: Mar. 20, 2012
Contact: Carol Connelly, Director,
Media & Communication Services, ext. 5267, email@example.com
PNC English Club Poetry Competition with Prizes
WESTVILLE – The Purdue University North Central English Club will present its PoetryPalooza 2012 Competition and Open Mic event on April 5 in the Library-Student Faculty Building Assembly Hall, Room 02 from 7 to 9 p.m. This event is co-sponsored by the Michigan City Public Library as part of a week of events celebrating April, National Poetry Month.
All area poets are welcome to enter one original work of poetry, three minutes or less in length, in the competition. There will be an entry fee of $5 at the door for each poem entered into the competition. Spectators and open mic participants may attend for $1.
Prizes will be awarded, with $100 for first place, $50 for second place, and $25 for third place.
During the competition, poets will read their poems for a panel of three judges. If time permits, there will be an open mic for anyone who would like to come show their talents with poetry, music, or other original works.
To enter the competition, send an email including name, a couple of sentences about the poet, and an attachment of the poem to firstname.lastname@example.org with POETRY RSVP in the subject line of the email.
Coffeehouse-style refreshments will be available.
Further information may be obtained by contacting Suzie at email@example.com or Alyssa at firstname.lastname@example.org. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.