Contests (No Entry Fee)

Poetry contest raises funds for the homeless–$3 donation/poem, DEADLINE: Dec. 31, 2016

318919_524002000945720_890486608_nThe English Department and Library at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon invite you to submit poems to our second annual poetry contest supporting the Pendleton Warming Station.

The Pendleton Warming Station is a place for those without homes to stay overnight when the temperatures drop below 32 degrees. PWS is open from November 1st to March 31st each year.

To submit, please PayPal $3 per poem (for up to 5 poems) to: and email poems in a single Word Document attachment to

1 page limit per poem. Winner and 5 honorable mentions will be published on the BMCC Library blog. All proceeds will go to the Pendleton Warming Station. We will accept submissions November 1st through December 24th. Winners and Honorable Mentions will be announced January 1st.

Please send any questions to

Poems must be previously unpublished.


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