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Beals Prize for Poetry
Beals Young Adult Prize for Poetry Finalist Showcase 
Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 6:00 pm
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Beals Young Adult Prize for Poetry 
Submission Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2023
Prize Money: $100 First / $50 Second / $25 Third
Competition Rules:
  • The contest is for teens in grades 9 - 12 who live or go to school in Winchendon, Massachusetts 

  • Your poem must be on the theme of journeys, the interpretation of which is left up to you only one poem may be Submitted 

  • Only one poem may be submitted

  • Only original, unpublished poems will be accepted submissions must be emailed to: bealspoetryprize@gmail.com (word documents preferred)

  • Notification of receipt will be via return email

  • Ten finalists will be chosen to compete for the prize money on Thursday, April 20, 2023.

Beals Prize for Poetry 
Submission Deadline: Monday July 31st
Prize Money: $100 First / $50 Second / $25 Third
Competition Rules:
  • The contest is for adults 18+ who live in Massachusetts 

  • Only one poem may be submitted

  • Only original, unpublished poems will be accepted submissions must be emailed to: bealspoetryprize@gmail.com (word documents preferred)

  • Notification of receipt will be via return email

  • Ten finalists will be chosen to compete for the prize money on Thursday, August 31 at 6:00pm.

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