April is National Poetry Month


Do you ever wonder how poets become poets?  We do. Fortunately, we can get a glimpse into the stories of some poets’ personal connection to the art of writing poetry by reading about them here:  http://www.poetryinvoice.com/poems/poets/poet-qas.

Are you a poet? Take advantage of the poetry contests open right now and enter your writing. There is no harm in showcasing what you are proud of.

http://www.poetryinstituteofcanada.ca/contests.html (You have a few months to craft something fantastic. There is a line LIMIT to this one. The deadline is July 31, 2017.)

http://www.aspiringpoetscontest.org/ (The deadline for this one is June 1. Click on the link for guidelines and how to enter.)

http://www.cbc.ca/books/literaryprizes/poetry/ (This one closes on May 31, 2017. It’s a Canada wide contest open to citizens and permanent residents of Canada.)


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