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6th Annual 'Caged Inspiration' Poetry Contest

Date / Time

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 5:00pm


2445 Old Penitentiary Road United States
Boise , ID 83712

Contact Info

Contact Name:
Meghan Anderson
Contact Phone Number:
(208) 334-2844


Poems are due at 5:00 pm on April 25th. April is National Poetry Month and in celebration the Old Idaho Penitentiary is sponsoring the 5th Annual "Caged Inspiration" Poetry Contest. We are calling for participants to write poems of 150 words or less, drawing inspiration from the historic Old Idaho Penitentiary. Your poetry can be about anything directly related to the history of the Old Penitentiary: Inmates, Guards, Prison Cells, Buildings, etc. Age Categories: Children - 11 and Under, Teens - 12-17, Adults - 18 and Up. Awards Ceremony: May 1, 2014, Will be held at the Fettuccine Forum in the historic Rose Room downtown Boise, Union Block. Doors open at 5:00 pm (finalists should arrive no later than 5:15 pm) Finalists will be notified Monday, April 28th.

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