The Writers’ Workshop announces 25th annual poetry contest and awards

Press Release

From The Writers’ Workshop

25th Annual Poetry Contest Deadline: Postmarked by Feb. 28, 2014.

The Writers’ Workshop of Asheville is sponsoring its 25th Annual Poetry Contest, open to any writer regardless of residence. The deadline to enter is: postmarked by Feb. 28, 2014.


1st Place: Your choice of a 3 night stay at The Mountain Muse B&B in Asheville; or 3 free online workshops; or 100 pages line-edited and revised by our editorial staff.

2nd Place: 2 night stay at the B&B; or 2 free workshops; or 50 pages line-edited.

3rd Place: One free workshop, or 25 pages line-edited.

10 Honorable Mentions


All work must be unpublished.

Your name, address, email and title of work should appear on a separate cover sheet.

The entry fee is $25 for up to three poems. Multiple entries are accepted. Each poem should not exceed two pages.Enclose self-sealing s.a.s.e. for critique and list of winners.

Make check or money order payable to The Writers’ Workshop, and mail to:

Poetry Contest, 387 Beaucatcher Road, Asheville, NC, 28805. The entry fee is also payable at

Emailed entries may be sent to, with “Poetry Contest” in the subject.


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