Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each division.
Elementary, Middle and High School: $3 per poem or $10/four poems
Adults: $4 per poem or $13/four poems
New this year, Fairbanks Arts has introduced a class entry discount. If an educator is entering poems for an entire class, entries are $1/each.
For complete contest information, guidelines, and entry form, please visit Fairbanks Arts Association.
Meet the judge: Jeremy Pataky
Alaskan writer Jeremy Pataky, the author of Overwinter (University of Alaska Press | Alaska Literary Series). His poems and essays have appeared in Colorado Review, Black Warrior Review, The Southeast Review, Cirque, Ice Floe and Anchorage Press. Jeremy earned an MFA at the University of Montana and a BA at Western Washington University. He serves as Executive Director of 49 Writers, Inc and coordinates the Rasmuson Foundation Artist Residency Program while migrating seasonally between Anchorage and McCarthy, Alaska.