June 30 – July 1
Deadline for entries July 1, 2021
Poetry has a way of moving us past facts and immersing us into an experience. The Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards encourages poets to do just that. There are three age categories: Adult, Youth 13-18, and Youth 12 & Under.
The annual contest is open to people worldwide. Poems must be original, unpublished, and in English.
Sponsored by The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, a non-profit, non-partisan 501(c)3 organization based in Santa Barbara, California, hosts an annual poetry contest called the Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards.
The awards contest is an annual series of awards to encourage poets to explore and illuminate positive visions of peace and the human spirit. The Poetry Awards include three age categories: Adult, Youth 13-18, and Youth 12 & Under.
Adult Winner – $1,000
Youth (13 to 18) Winner – $200
Youth (12 and under) Winner – $200
We may award Honorable Mentions in each category.
There is an entry fee – Adults (ages 19+) $15; Youth (ages 13-18) $5; Yout (12 and Under) No fee
There are two procedures to submit — online and on paper find out more HERE.