Q: Do you accept previously published or previously aired pieces?
A: Yes, previously published works are fine as are works that have been aired elsewhere, so long as you retain the rights to your work.
Q: Can I submit a collaborative work (one that I wrote and someone else recorded or that I recorded and someone else wrote)?
A: Yes, as long as you have permission from your collaborator, and as long as you credit your collaborator for his/her contribution.
Q: Can my poetry entry be made up of several poems?
A: Yes, you may submit one long poem or several shorter poems, so long as the total time does not exceed 15 minutes.
Q: When will you announce the winners?
A: Winners should be announced by late April.
Q: I am having trouble filling out the online entry form. What should I do?
A: We have had some technical difficulties with the “length” field of the online form. If this field or another field is giving you trouble, just fill out the parts of the form that you’re able to and send us the rest of the info in the body of your email.
Q: Are previous winners eligible to enter the contest again?
A: Previous runners-up are able to enter the contest again. However, past winners (first place) are no longer eligible.