Poems being accepted for James and Christian LaRoche Poetry Contest


Submissions are now being accepted to the 30th James and Christian LaRoche Memorial Poetry Contest. The contest is open to all Northwest Florida State College undergraduates who are enrolled in NWF courses during the current academic year, which includes spring 2015 through spring 2016.

Students may submit two poems to the contest. Work must be original. First prize is $100; second prize is $50.

Poems should be submitted online. The deadline for submissions is Jan. 31.

The winning poem of the LaRoche Poetry Contest will be published in the 2016 issue of Blackwater Review in April. Finalists for the contest may also be considered for publication.