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LaGente.org’s Winter 2010 Poetry Contest

Thanks for your submissions!!

Check out the winners in our upcoming Winter 2010 issue of La Gente; they’ll be posted online once the newsmag hits the stands.

Winter 2010 Poetry Contest

La Gente is proud to announce our Winter 2010 Poetry Contest. The theme is California: Dreams, Experiences, and Fears. La Gente is proud to have its roots at the University of California, Los Angeles. California has always been a leading state in new technology, trends, and political reform. What better way to express our feelings about California than in poetry? For the first time the contest will be held online at lagente.org.

Poetry Rules:

Who can enter?

Everyone is welcome.

When can I enter?

The deadline for the contest is February 13, 2010.

Why should I enter?

If you are selected as one of the 3 runners up or the grand prize winner, your poem will be published in lagente.org and the grand prize winner will have their poem published in the print issue of UCLA’s La Gente Newsmagazine.

What do I enter?

1. Poems must be revelate to the theme: California- Dreams, Experiences, and Fears. The writer does not have to be a native of California.

2. Poems can be either in English, Spanish, or Portuguese. If the poem is written in Spanish or Portuguese, we will translate it in English, if writer does not provide a translation.

3. Poems have to be accompanied with the following information: Author’s first and last name, Age, Occuption and Address (the address will not be publish either online or print, the information will be use to send you copies of the print issue if you are selected as the prize winner).

4. You are limited to one entry.

5. We do not support plagiarism.

How do I enter?

Submit your poem to [email protected] by February 13, 2009 by 5pm Pacific Time.

Good luck and we wish you the best.