All Kalamazoo Valley students are eligible to enter the newly established Ned Foskey Poetry Prize Contest. Mr. Foskey was a tutor in Kalamazoo Valley’s Writing Center and the contest was established by his family to honor students who he helped.
Kalamazoo Valley English faculty will serve as judges. Prizes are: 1st place, $150; 2nd place, $100; and 3rd place, $75.
All winners and honorable mentions will be invited to read at the 1st annual Ned Foskey Poetry Prize Reading in April 2013.
The deadline to submit entries in the contest is March 11, 2013.
Students may submit up to three previously unpublished poems. Poems and an accompanying cover page should be dropped off at the Faculty Reception Desk on or before the deadline or mailed to: Ned Foskey Poetry Prize, English Department, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, 6767 West O Ave., PO Box 4070, Kalamazoo, MI 49003-4070.
Mailed entries must be postmarked by the deadline.
Ned Foskey Entry Form