The Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson Award in Formal Poetry will be a yearly award of $250 to a High School student from Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, or Philadelphia counties. To enter, please visit the MCLP program website.
Eligibility: ALL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (GRADES 9-12) IN MONTGOMERY, BUCKS, CHESTER, DELAWARE, OR PHILADELPHIA COUNTIES (PA)
Deadline: Poems must be mailed to: MCPL Program, PO Box 441, Hatfield, PA 19440. Early deadline is Monday, January 28, 2013 (extended deadline to tbd)
Awards: $250 prize (plus $50 Honorable Mention) will be given at a formal awards presentation on Saturday, April 13th 2013, at Musehouse: A Center for the Literary Arts (7924 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia).
Judges: 2012 Montgomery County Poet Laureate Liz Chang