While many of are home bound and practicing social distancing to fight the spread of COVID-19, now is the time for creating! So, we’ve extended our Poetic Excellence Awards deadline to Tuesday, March 31, which is our last planned day to be closed to the public.
During this stressful time, self care is important. Embracing the arts, and writing poetry in particular, is great for relieving stress and channeling emotions into a therapeutic, enriching outlet. Use this awards deadline as motivation to put your thoughts to poetic words and as a fun and creative goal to work toward.
PCCA is now accepting entries for the annual poetry contest. Anyone may enter; however, only Perry County residents will be eligible for the title of Perry County Poet Laureate. Other prizes include First, Second, Third, Honorable Mention, and the Kenneth P. Allen Award for poems written in any form with the theme of “Exposed,” chosen by last year’s KPA Award winner Ingrid Mara Hansen Guderle.