OHSU Library & OHSU WRITEs Annual Poetry Contest Guidelines

Poetry-Flyer

 

OHSU student, staff and faculty are invited to submit one original, unpublished poem on or before May 8, 2015. Please comply with the following guidelines:

  • Poems must be written in English and cannot exceed 2 pages (double-spaced)
  • Although a poem’s subject is up to the author, suggested topics include:
    • OHSU culture or
    • OHSU experience
  • Poems will be judged on:
    • Creativity
    • Impact
    • Unique expression
  • All submissions must include contact information (author’s name, address, phone number, and email)
  • Email your poem as a Word document attachment to circdesk@ohsu.edu with “Poetry Contest” in the subject line
  • Poems will be judged by a panel of OHSU staff
  • Winners will be notified in May 2015
  • Results of the contest will be announced on the OHSU Library website and OHSU WRITEs website in May
  • The winning poem will be framed and showcased in the OHSU Library (BICC 3rd floor), and posted on the Library’s and OHSU WRITEs website
  • The winning author will receive a $100 gift certificate
  • Honorable mentions will also be showcased on our websites and the two authors awarded $25 gift cards
  • A copy of all submissions will be deposited in OHSU Library Historical Collection & Archives
  • All prizes will be subject to taxation in accordance with OHSU policies

OHSU Library and OHSU WRITEs are excited to support a forum for the OHSU community to express their creativity and share their insight with others.