Rock River Poetry Contest announced

Rock River Poetry Contest announced


Poets are being sought to enter the Rock River Poetry Contest VI.

Prizes are $100 for the National winner and $50 for the Illinois winner. There will be 25 finalists. Winners and finalists will be published throughout 2002 in The Rock River Times.

Local poet Christine Swanberg is supervising submissions, and she and Frank Schier, editor and publisher of The Rock River Times, will be judges for the contest.

The deadline for entry is Jan. 15, 2002. There is a $10 reading fee for up to five unpublished poems, any style. Enclose a SASE. Send to: Rock River Poetry Contest, The Rock River Times, 128 N. Church St., Rockford, IL 61101.

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