Here’s a great contest for High School age writers who live in NY, NJ or CT:
MANHATTANVILLE COLLEGE LAUNCHES FIRST INKWELL JOURNAL HS POETRY SCHOLARSHIP
Open to all current HS seniors in NY, NJ and CT
1st Place Award $1000! Also 2nd and 3rd Place awards and publication in Inkwell
This year, Inkwell, Manhattanville College’s award winning literary journal
celebrates its 15th Anniversary. In celebration, Manhattanville is launching its
first Inkwell Journal High School Poetry Scholarship, open to HS seniors
throughout the tri-state area.
Applicants for the poetry scholarship must be current seniors in high schools in
New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut.
Award categories include
• 1st ($1,000)
• 2nd ($500)
• 3rd ($350)
and publication in the Inkwell Journal.
Inkwell editors will select the winning poems.
The HS Poetry Scholarship reading period is May 9th through June 30, 2011.
For more information, call (914) 323-7239.
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Current HS Seniors from New York, New Jersey or
Connecticut may submit one compelling poem on any topic. Please send ONLY ONE
The poem must be
• previously unpublished
• 70 lines or less.
Please mark High School Poetry Scholarship on the outside of the envelope.
All submissions must include a cover letter with
• phone number,
• title of piece,
• line count
• and a No. 10 self-addressed, stamped envelope for notification only.
Do not include personal information anywhere on the manuscript. Inkwell can
assume no liability for entries lost in the mail or damaged. No manuscripts will
be returned. Submissions not adhering to the above guidelines will not be
Mail all submissions to:
Inkwell – Manhattanville College,
2900 Purchase Street, Box 1379,
Purchase, NY 10577