Entries must be received by May 15, 2011
The TSETSE Gallery is implementing an awesome Bullying Prevention Campaign by hosting a poetry contest open to students around Rhode Island starting at grade 3 all the way up to age 23. The poetry theme is insertion stories and problem solving poems related to bully prevention. The winning poems will then be turned into music that will be performed at a HUGE music festival this summer.
Poetry Topic: Inspirational Poems relating to the Elimination of Bullying & Negative Confrontation.
There are four academic categories: Elementary Grades 3-5, Middle School Grades 6-‐8, High School and Post High School up to 23 years old.
Each category qualifies for one award from each prize indicated above.
Poem must be no more than five hundred words in length and are only accepted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only one entry per person. Please include a cover letter with name, mailing address, telephone, e-‐mail and academic level.
Entries must be received no later than May 15, 2011. Winners will be notified via e-‐mail and/ or by telephone by May 31, 2011.
Refer questions to: Thérèse M. Lavallee at 401.453.3337 or email at email@example.com
Things to consider while writing poem:
How your poem will transpire into music
How to inspire and add confidence to a victim of bullying
How to advocate for anti-bullying
Winning Poets will be publicly recognized at The TSETSE Gallery during a special reception Saturday, August 20, 2011. The winning poems/ songs will be performed at the opening event. All winning poems and songs will be transposed onto a CD/ DVD and/or iTunes download, crediting poets and performers. 100% of profits from this project will be placed into a fund for bullying prevention. Releases will be required.
Contact: Ashley Fino