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 Anthony Abbott Undergraduate Poetry Competition 


  • Contest is CLOSED.
  • Deadline: February 15, 2015.
  • This contest is open to North Carolina full-time or part-time undergraduate students only.
  • There is no entry fee.
  • Entries require an instructor's email stating that the poet is an undergraduate student.
  • Poetry: 40 lines maximum.
  • We accept email submissions only.
  • Forty lines maximum. No haiku. One entry per person.
  • Entries must be original and unpublished. Poems must be single-spaced.
  • Entries must include: title, author’s name, address, phone, college or university, and instructor's email.
  • Otherwise, please follow guidelines in General Manuscript Requirements, Eligibility & Submission Information.
  • For inquiries or questions, contact contests@charlottewritersclub.org.
  • First Prize: $150
  • Louise Rockwell Honorable Mention: A single award of $100 for a poem, any form, any style, which addresses deep truths found in everyday moments.
  • Five runners up: $50 each
  • Prizes will be awarded in April at the CWC general meeting

Anthony S. Abbott is past President of the Charlotte Writers’ Club and the North Carolina Writers Network, and a past Chairman of the North Carolina Writers Conference. Click here for his full bio.

Louise Rockwell was a long-time Charlotte Writers' Club member, who passed away Friday, February 4, 2011. Click here to read more.

Anthony Abbott Undergraduate Poetry Competition Past Winners

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