The Nancy Thorp Poetry Contest is for high school sophomore and junior women. The contest is in its 53rd year sponsored by Hollins University. The first place winner (one winner) will receive free tuition and housing for the university's Hollinsummer creative writing program plus $200 cash prize and publication in Cargoes
, Hollins' award-winning student literary magazine. Second place (six winners) receive $25 cash prize and publication in Cargoes.
For more detailed information and submission requirements, visit hollins.edu/poetry-contest
. Deadline is October 31, 2017.
This program is nationally recognized as one of the best is the country. To learn more about it visit www.hollins.edu