Spoken Word Contest - GCEH 2016

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Evening of Spoken Word

Call for Spoken Word Artists and Poets

Thursday, July 3
0, 2015

The Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival proudly presents an Evening of
Spoken Word on Thursday,  July 30, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ben May Main Library 701 Government St., Mobile, Alabama to bring together a wide range of people and poems into one memorable evening. You are invited to submit a copy of a poem that you have written.

Entry Guidelines:

Entries must be typed in a font no smaller than 12 pt. Times New Roman (or equivalent) and submitted on 8 ½ x 11 pages, with margins no less than 1 inch around.
Entries must identify the person submitting the poem.
Entries must be mailed to GCEH
JF must have a self-addressed stamped envelope for notification of selection status. Entries will not be returned.


The host will select 10 - 15 pieces to be read the evening of July 3
0. Poems should take no more than 5 minutes to read or recite.
A panel of judges will select the winning poem which will be read at the Evening of
Spoken Word.
The winning poem will receive recognition

Deadlines & Fees:

There is a $5.00 entry fee, but entries must be received by July 1
0, 2015.
Only one entry per person may be submitted.
Mail or deliver hard-copy entry with completed entry form to:

Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival
Post Office Box 40404, Mobile, Alabama 36640
For more information, call 251-432-8343 or e-mail gcehjazz@yahoo.com


Mail poem and entry form to: GCEH
JF, Post Office Box 40404, Mobile, Alabama 36640
Name: __________________________________________________________________

Address: ________________________ City: ______________ State: ___ Zip: ________
Phone: ____________________ E-mail: ______________________________________

Title of Entry: ____________________________________________________________

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