The call for entries to the 2017 Michael Adams Poetry Prize is now open. This year’s competition will be open to all English and Spanish poets as well and English and Spanish Spoken Word poets. All entries are due November 3, 2017. Named in honor of the late poet Michael Adams, the Michael Adams Poetry Prize (MAPP) aims to cultivate and inspire poetry while celebrating Lafayette’s commitment to community arts. Up to $1600 in prize money will be awarded at the public Michael Adams Poetry Prize & Reading on November 18.
MAPP is open to all Colorado adult and high school poets. The theme of this year’s competition is, “Social Justice” and/ or “The Natural World.” Prizes will be awarded in English Written Word, Spanish Written Word, English Spoken Word, and Spanish Spoken Word.
More information here.