The Ventura County Writers Club is accepting submissions for their 19th annual poetry contest until February 28, 2020 11:59 PM PST. Cash prizes for winning poems. Winning poems are eligible for publication by the VCWC Press, in the Ventura Breeze and are invited to read at the award ceremony April 14th 7:00 PM, 1605 Burnley St. in Camarillo.
Adults 18 years and older: first prize is $100, second prize is $75, and third prize is $50. Youth ages 13 – 17: first prize is $50, second prize is $35, and third prize is $25. Youth ages 12 and under: first prize is $35, second prize is $25, and third prize is $15. The contest is open to poets worldwide and club membership is not required. Go to http://venturacountywriters.com/poetry-contest/. Call Rhonda Noda 805-300-0837 with questions.