Submissions Accepted for Ned Foskey Poetry Prize Contest



Entries in the Second Annual Ned Foskey Poetry Prize Contest are being accepted until February 25, 2014. All Kalamazoo Valley students are eligible to enter. Mr. Foskey was a tutor in Kalamazoo Valley’s Writing Center and the contest was established by his family to honor his memory and the students who he enjoyed helping.

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 2014.

Students may submit up to three previously unpublished poems. Poems must be typed. Student’s name should not appear on the poems themselves. 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. If you would like confirmation that your mailed entry has been received, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope or postcard.

Entries will not be returned, so please keep a copy.

Access the entry form here: Ned Foskey Submission Form