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St. Johns Cultural Council announces its Third Annual Haiku Contest - Deadline Feb. 28
St. Johns Cultural Council is pleased to announce its Third Annual Haiku Contest. Local poets of all ages are invited to submit up to three haiku with the theme Natural Florida
By: St. Johns Cultural Council
Applications must be submitted on or before Tuesday, February 28. The following guidelines apply:
A selection committee will choose three First Place haiku, one each in the following categories:
Authors of the First Place haiku will each receive a $100 prize, and the winning haiku will be published on stjohnsculture.com, in the organization's electronic newsletter, and in the AC PAPA Literary Journal.
The selection committee will recognize up to six Honorable Mentions (two haiku in each category) that will also be published on St. Johns Cultural Council's website and newsletter. Each author of an Honorable Mention haiku will receive a $25 gift certificate.
Authors of the winning haiku will be selected and notified no later than Friday, March 24 and recognized during St. Augustine PoetFest at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla. on Saturday, April 15.
The St. Johns County Cultural Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and the designated local arts agency for St. Johns County, Florida. For more information about the Cultural Council, visit www.stjohnsculture.com.
Christina Parrish Stone
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