All Entries Are Due By Saturday, April 24th at 1:30 PM
Rules & Guidelines
This contest is open to ages 5 and over who live in Ellis County, Texas.
Poems must be original and previously unpublished works.
One entry per poet.
Inappropriate content and/or language will disqualify the poem from the contest.
Please email all submissions to .
The poem must be no longer than two pages typed.
Number each page of your poem.
Please title your poem.
DO NOT WRITE YOUR NAME ANYWHERE ON THE POEM.
The subject line of the email should read "Irene Emerson Poetry Contest."
You must include the title of the poem, poet's name and age, and contact information in the BODY of the email.
We will only accept .doc, .docx, and .pdf formats. **
**Paper entry forms are available at the circulation desk.
Poems must be submitted by 1:30 PM on April 24, 2021.