Unknown Poets Society
Submission deadline: 4/1/2021, 12 PM

Enter the Unknown Poets Society’s first-ever poetry contest!

You may submit up to 3 poems; $5 per poem. All residents of King County and beyond are eligible after joining the free Unknown Poets Society FB page where all updates and notices will be made available online. To enter the contest please send a request to apply to unknownpoetswa@yahoo.com. You will be sent your own private and anonymous
Submission deadline is April 1, Noon, 2021.
The 1st place winner enjoys an overnight stay for two at the Treehouse Writer’s Retreat, a $240.00 value;
2nd and 3rd place receive $50 gift cards.
Our judges are the prestigious Trevor O’Hara & David Horowitz.
Trevor O’Hara is an editor, writer, and poet born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Alaska Anchorage and a certificate in editing from the University of Washington. In 2014, O’Hara published the poetry collection Metaphors. Recent edited works include Quilcene by Avis M. Adams, a collection of poetry, and Take Nothing With You: Rethinking the Role of Missionaries, a treatise on Christian missions. O’Hara currently lives in Seattle, Washington, working on numerous literary projects, including his own follow up to Metaphors. Trevor’s website is www.trevorohara.net
David D. Horowitz lives in Seattle, where he manages Rose Alley Press. He earned bachelor’s degrees in philosophy and English from the University of Washington and a master’s in English from Vanderbilt University. His poems have appeared in many journals and anthologies, including The Raven ChroniclesTerrain.orgThe LyricThe Literary NestCandelabrum, and Coffee Poems, and his essays regularly appear online in Exterminating Angel. His latest poetry collection is Slow Clouds over Rush Hour (Rose Alley, 2020). David frequently organizes and hosts poetry readings in and around Seattle, and his website is www.rosealleypress.com.
Thanks to the sponsor of this contest: Lens & Pens Publishing