The Crossroads Ekphrastic Poetry & Flash Writing Contest

3rd Friday, July 19th from 6-8 PM
(ESWA) Eastern Shore Writers Association’s The Crossroads Ekphrastic Poetry & Flash Writing Contest:
Entries due July 10th, 2019
Eastern Shore poets and writers are invited to view artist Carl Goldhagen’s exhibition, The Long View: Selected works 1970s to the present anytime through 7/10/19 at Salisbury University Art Galleries | Downtown, (212 West Main Street on Salisbury’s Downtown Plaza) and write a response poem or flash fiction piece about one of his works. A special reading will take place the evening of Friday, July 19th from 7-9 PM, where finalists will be invited to read their Goldhagen inspired piece. A prize of $100.00 will be given to a top poem or flash fiction piece selected by Salisbury Poet Laureate, Nancy Mitchell. This event is a collaboration between Salisbury University Art Galleries and Eastern Shore Writers Association.
Too far away from Salisbury to drop by? Visit Carl Goldhagen’s paintings on his website instead:
To submit to the contest:
Submit 1-3 poems (no more than 5 total pages), or 1 flash fiction story (300-500 words) as a MS Word Document or PDF to Please remove all identifying information from the document prior to sending, and include your contact information (name, address, telephone number and email address) in the body of your email. Please also include a brief biography of no more than 75 words written in 3rd person. Deadline for entry: July 10, 2019. There is no fee to enter. Submissions that do not follow the guidelines will not be eligible for entry.

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