Students: Holocaust Creative Arts Competition

Holocaust Creative Arts Competition for Greater Charleston Area  Students Grades 6-12. THEME: Stolen Childhood MISSION STATEMENT:  Children’s lives were forever altered during the years that Hitler was in power.  How do these children help us to understand the Holocaust? How can empathy for children that experienced these horrors guide students today? WHO CAN  ENTER: All […]

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South Carolina First Novel Prize

The South Carolina First Novel Prize recognizes one of South Carolina’s exceptional writers by providing a book contract with Hub City Press. The competition is a highly competitive, anonymous process. Publication by Hub City of at least 1,500 copies of the book will bring recognition that may open doors to other resources and opportunities. The […]

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College of Charleston to Host Poetry Out Loud Contest

On January 26, 2014, eleven high school students will recite poetry at the South Carolina Region 3 Poetry Out Loud Competition at the College of Charleston. The free event will take place at 1:30 p.m. in the Stern Student Center Ballroom (71 George St.). All students in this competition have already won school-wide Poetry Out […]

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Magnolia’s “Garden of Romance” Poetry Contest

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, America’s last large-scale romantic-style garden, will award prizes totaling more than $2,000 to poets – young and old – who best capture Magnolia as an idyllic “garden of romance.” Judges will award prizes to poets who emulate the sensibility of romantic poets, stir the emotions and celebrate the natural world. Entries […]

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2013-14 Poetry Out Loud Contest: November 1 Deadline to Enter

Dear Educators: LILA would like to draw your attention to South Carolina’s official statewide competition for the 2013-2014 Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest. Contestants must register with the S.C. Arts Commission by Friday, November 1st. To register, please visit http://www.southcarolinaarts.com/poetry/outloud.shtml. Just a reminder for teachers, coordinators, administrators, and regional partners to mark your calendars! […]

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10th Annual Literary Competition for Short Fiction and Poetry: Call for Entries

The Arts Council of York County presents its 10th Annual Literary Competition, highlighting the best in short stories and poetry from across the Southeast United States; and the 2nd Annual Youth Literary Competition, highlighting the best in short stories and poetry from across York County, SC. The postmark deadline for entries is Friday, September 20, […]

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Poetry for Their Freedom: Help Fight World’s Fastest Growing Crime

Human trafficking is the fastest growing crime in the world. Criminals buy, sell and trade human beings into the commercial sex industry and forced labor. Take up your pen to help combat this horrific form of modern-day slavery by submitting a poem to the Poetry For Their Freedom Contest on human trafficking and victims’ restoration […]

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Calling All Poets: Poetry Competition for Charleston-based P.A.R.

The Charleston-based organization, People Against Rape (PAR) is seeking submissions for a poetry competition designed to help raise awareness about the need to speak out against sexual violence. With the theme of “Shatter the Silence. Stop the Violence”, poets are invited to submit a one page poem, of no more than 32 lines, to the […]

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Poets and Artists: Chapbook Call for Submissions

LILA is putting out A CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS for a chapbook of poems dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. This project is sponsored by LILA (Lowcountry Initiative for the Literary Arts) and all proceeds from the sale of the chapbook will be donated to services helping survivors […]

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SC Arts Commission First Novel Contest Announced!

The First Novel Competition recognizes one of South Carolina’s exceptional writers by providing a book contract with Hub City Press. The competition is a highly competitive, anonymous process. Publication by Hub City of at least 1,500 paperback copies of the book will bring recognition that may open doors to other resources and opportunities. The book […]

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