Poetry Contest

The Nieve Roja Review in conjunction with OGSW (Organization of Graduate Student Writers) is sponsoring a poetry contest.

The contest rules:

$5.00 entry fee.
Half of the money received will be used for first, second and third prizes. The other half will help OGSW bring non-university writers to CSU's campus for readings and workshops.
Poem must contain ten of the fifteen words listed below.
500 word limit.
The contest begins September 4, 1998.
We are looking for poems that are creative and orginal. Feel free to use any form you choose (Sonnet, Sestina, Free verse...)
Limit one entry per person.
Deadline is November 13th.
Make checks payable to OGSW.

Send checks and poems to:

     The Nieve Roja Review Poetry Contest
     English Department
     Eddy Building
     Colorado State University
     Ft. Collins, CO 80523

The Words

lemon
cell
fug (yes, fug is a word)
icon
dark
pry
foot
November
belly
adobe
torn
doorway
twelve
key
Western

For more information contact Jody Jacobson @ 970-491-2056 or email us NRReview@vines.colostate.edu