Wednesday, March 11, 2009


Split This Rock Poetry Contest Deadline Extended

Contest Deadline Extended!
New Deadline for 2009 Split This Rock Poetry Contest: March 23

$1,000 awarded for poems of provocation & witness
Patricia Smith, Judge
NEW Postmark Deadline: March 23, 2009

We've extended the deadline for the 2nd annual Split This Rock poetry contest, to be judged by poet and National Book Award finalist Patricia Smith.

So, if you missed the deadline, don't panic - just send those poems! And please help us spread the word by forwarding this notice widely and posting it on your blogs. Thanks!

First place receives $500; 2nd and 3rd place, $250 each.

Winning poems will be published on, and the 1st-place winner will be invited to read winning poem at Split This Rock Poetry Festival, 2010.

$25 entry fee. Proceeds support the next festival (March 10-13, 2010).

Find full details and guidelines online at:

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