Submit Your Poems to the NC State Poetry Contest
The NC State Poetry Contest is one of the largest free-to-enter literary competitions in the South. This year's grand prize is $500.
Submit Your Poems to the 2017 NC State Poetry Contest
The NC State creative writing program is accepting entries to its annual statewide writing contest. Open to all North Carolina residents, the contest is one of the largest free literary competitions in the Southeast and drew more than 600 entrants last year.
NC State Poetry Contest Seeks Entries
Calling all North Carolina poets! The NC State Poetry Contest, organized by the university’s creative writing program, is accepting entries for its 2016 competition.
Poets Wanted: NC State Poetry Contest is Now Open
NC State holds one of the largest free annual poetry contests in the Southeast. Don't miss your chance to participate. Acclaimed poet Gibbons Ruark is serving as our guest judge this year.
Acclaimed Poet Li-Young Lee Reads, Announces NC State Poetry Winners
Critically acclaimed poet Li-Young Lee visited NC State to announce the winners of the NC State 2014 poetry contest and to read from his own award-winning work. Lee, who judged the 2014 NC State Poetry Contest, addressed a packed house in Caldwell Lounge Thursday evening.
2014 Statewide Poetry Contest Underway
Calling all poets: The 2014 Statewide Poetry Contest is accepting entries. Sponsored by the NC State University Creative Writing program, the contest is one of the largest literary competitions in the region. This year's guest judge is acclaimed poet Li-Young Lee.
Unleash Your Inner Poet
Calling all poets: The 2013 Statewide Poetry Contest is officially accepting entries. The contest, sponsored by the NC State University Creative Writing program, is the one of the largest literary competitions in the region. Deadline for submissions is March 1. Guest judge Michael Wiegers, executive editor of Copper Canyon Press, will announce the winners April 3.
Poetry Collection Brings Executed Women to Life
In last meals and lost childhoods, CHASS alum Megan Roberts reveals the haunting stories behind the crimes of 16 women executed in the United States. "Matters of Record” is a collection of poems by Roberts, who earned her MFA in Creative Writing from NC State in 2010.
Fisherwoman Wins American Poets Prize
MFA student Sierra Golden has won the prestigious Academy of American Poets Prize. NC State participates in the annual contest that began in 1955. This year's national contest was judged by poet Kevin Boyle, chair of the Department of English at Elon University.
Poet Barbara Ras Reads, Announces Contest Winners
Barbara Ras, poet and editorial director of Trinity University Press, is judging the NC State 2012 Poetry Contest. She will read from her own work and congratulate the prize-winning poets at an event on Wednesday, April 11, beginning at 7:30 pm in Caldwell Lounge.