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High School Art show closing reception 
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Annual Poetry Competition


"Poetry 6 X 6"

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Calling all poets in grade 9 to adults to submit
one - three original poems for the
Arts Council for Wyoming County's (ACWC)

"Your Story, Our Story ...Share

the Connection"

 competition in celebration of National Poetry Month.


Cash prizes of $50, $30 and $20 will be awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place submissions in both young adult and adult categories.

All submitted poems will be used to create the ACWC 2014 Poetry "
Your Story, Our Story ...Share the Connection" anthology.



The RULES are simple: 

  •  Individuals are allowed up to 3  
     submissions with a 30 line maximum per
  •  Entries must be received by April 12th
  • Email submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to: with subject line - "ACWC poetry                                                    competition 2014"


To submit using traditional mail, send poems to:

              Arts Council for Wyoming County
                         Poetry Event 2014
                              PO Box 249
                           Perry, NY, 14530


Winners of the Poetry competition will be announced at the:

Poetry Open Mic  
event to be held on  
Friday, April 25th, 7 PM  
at the ACWC gallery, 31 S Main St.   
Join us for this coffee house setting poetry jam, filled with art, food, music & words. Come and read, jam or stomp your poetry at 

Your Story, Our Story ...Share

the Connection


"Poetry 6 X 6"





In addition to the Arts Council's traditional poetry competition, writers/ visual artists are invited to submit one 6 inch by 6 inch card with a combination of art and interpretive haiku, tweets or cell phone texted language.  


Any form of artwork, writing, painting, drawing, fiber, collage, that can hang by a clothespin is eligible for entry.  


These 6 x 6 poem cards will be exhibited in the upstairs ACWC Members' Gallery during the month of April and will be offered to the general public for a suggested donation.  


Participants wishing to have their poem/art card returned after the exhibition, is required to include a self addressed envelope and adequate postage along with their poem cards.  


All submissions for the Poetry 6x6 exhibition are due on or before April 12.  


The Arts Council for Wyoming County reserves the right to exclude work inappropriate for viewing by young children.


For more information, call, 585-237-3517

Visit the ACWC website to learn how to become a member, membership benefits, and more: