Friday, May 20, 2005

Competition's On! Get the word out!

Albuquerque Poetry Competition
Submissions accepted May 13 – June 17

City of Albuquerque
Attn: ABQ Ride, Marketing Division
100 First Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Poems must be 75 words or less and relate creatively to the theme “300 Years of Albuquerque” in honor of the upcoming Tricentennial (1706-2006).

§ Download and fill-out application available at
§ Attach four (4) copies of each poem submitted (limit 3 poems per poet).
§ DO NOT put your name on your poems. (Poems will be judged in a blind jury process.)

Winning poems will be displayed inside ABQ Rapid Ride Buses for three-week cycles from August 2005 to April 2006. Winners will receive prizes, a book of winning entries, and a poster-sized copy of their poem as displayed on the bus! Poets of ALL AGES encouraged to enter.

Sponsored by the City of Albuquerque, the National Hispanic Cultural Center, and the Albuquerque Slam Poetry Council.