WOMR hosts Outermost Poetry Contest

Entries due by December 10th
Marge Piercy will judge the 2nd annual Outermost Poetry Contest. Photo courtesy of WOMR.

The Outer Cape's favorite radio station, WOMR/WFMR, is seeking submissions for their 2nd annual Outermost Poetry Contest. The contest features both national and regional categories. Submission are due at the radio station in Provincetown by December 10, 2013. Finalists will be announced in January and the winners of the top national and regional prizes will be announced in March.

The top honors last year went to Jeff Streeby of Yucaipa, CA in the national category and Lauren Wolk of Yarmouth in the regional category.

This year's judge will again be the award-winning poet and novelist Marge Piercy of Wellfleet. Piercy has published seventeen novels and eighteen volumes of poetry.

Poets are encouraged to submit five pages of unpublished poetry to the station. Each submission include a check for $15 payable to OuterMost Community Radio with "poetry contest" written in the memo. A cover letter with the poet's name, email and mailing address should also be included. Poems must be typed and may be of any style, length or subject, but may not contain the poet's name.

Multiple submissions will be accepted, according to the station, but a separate fee must be sent in for each.

Finalists will be announced in January and will appear on WOMR's Poets' Corner radio show. The names of winners and finalists will be posted on the Outermost Poetry Prize Facebook page.

Complete information is available on the station's website here.

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