EC holds poetry competition for Illinois high school students

 

The Eureka College chapter of Sigma Tau Delta international English honor society is holding a poetry competition for Illinois high school students.

Original poems of 100 lines or less may be submitted to Sigma Tau Delta president Erin Springer at sigmataudelta1@eureka.edu by Feb. 21. There is a limit of one submission per student. Submissions will be judged by Eureka College English professor Zeke Jarvis.

Winners will be announced at the college’s third annual Writers Festival March 27 and 28.

The top three winners will receive scholarship funds to attend Eureka College and cash prizes. Their poems will be published in ELM and Impressions literary magazines.

The top 20 finalists and their families and teachers will be invited to attend a reception at the festival, where finalists will read their poems.

For more information, contact Springer.