Saturday, February 16, 2008


A verse story or set of poems for children of any age, to 300 words. Entries may take any poetic form--story, haiku, limerick, song, and so on--and can be serious or funny. Winners will be selected based on quality of verse and appeal to young readers.Entries must be received by Feb 29, 2008. Entry fee is $13, which includes an 8-month subscription to Children's Writer. Winners will be announced in the July 2008 issue.Prizes: $250 for 1st place plus publication in Children's Writer, $100 for 2nd place, and $50 for 3rd & 4th places.Send to: Children's Writer, Poetry Contest, 93 Long Ridge Road, West Redding, CT 06896

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