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CALL FOR POEMS: poetrySPARK Featured Readers & Youth Poets Deadline!

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poetrySPARK 2012 (http://www.sparkcon.com/sparks/poetryspark/)

Application - DEADLINE TO APPLY: MIDNIGHT ON AUGUST 15, 2012

ALL QUESTIONS should be sent to poetry@sparkcon.com .

Submissions require a 3-step process:

Complete the form (http://www.sparkcon.com/sparks/poetryspark/call-for-talent/). Please note if you are submitting as a Youth Poet – you must be enrolled in middle or high school. Send 3 poems PASTED in the body of the email. NO ATTACHMENTS. Send to poetry@sparkcon.com A PayPal link for your $5 submission fee (for Featured Poet and Youth applications) will be made available in a re-direct webpage after the application is completed. Poems submitted without payment will be discarded. If you would rather mail your check, please send to poetrySPARK c/o Visual Art Exchange, 309 west martin street, Raleigh NC 27601. EVENTS:

poetrySPARK Featured Reading on Saturday, September 15th 8PM-10:30PM

Juried poets reading with headliners like former NC Piedmont Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green, Sacrificial Poets and more TBA. Saturday 8-10:30pm. **ENTRY FEE REQUIRED

CALL FOR POETS – BEST OF poetrySPARK OPEN MIC CONTEST

Free and open to the public. poetrySPARK’s Best of the Open Mic Contest. Friday, 8PM-10:30PM, White Collar Crime, 319 West Davie Street, Open to all. Prizes TBA. Grand Prize: A Kindle! Pre-register at the link in #1 above. **NO entry fee

CALL FOR POETS – EROTIC READING AT SPARK AFTER DARK

Poets interested in reading their sexiest verse at circusSPARK’s Spark After Dark erotic reading will be accompanied by burlesque dancers. THURSDAY 9/13: circusSPARK’s Spark After Dark – Erotic Poetry & Burlesque Dancers, 11PM, King’s Barcade, 14 West Martin Street. **NO entry fee

Youth Poetry

Please note if you are submitting as a Youth Poet – you must be enrolled in middle or high school. Saturday, 2PM-4PM. Venue TBA. More details soon. **ENTRY FEE REQUIRED

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers are needed for sponsorship, setting up and breaking down tables and chairs, writing poems on demand, distributing flyers, registering readers and more!