Poets’ Night Out: Call for Submissions


The 22nd Annual Poets’ Night Out Contest is Now Accepting Submissions!

Poets of all ages are invited to enter their original poetry in the 22nd annual Poets’ Night Out (PNO) Contest presented by the Traverse Area District Library (TADL). Poetry submissions are now being accepted until end of the day on Friday, January 25th, 2019 for the public poetry contest.

Residents of Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, or Wexford counties, are invited to submit up to three original poems in the annual Poets’ Night Out contest. Submitted poems must be typewritten and include three copies of each poem.

Visit www.tadl.org/pno for an entry form, submission details, and contest information.

Submissions will be accepted until January 25, 2019 via mail or can be dropped off at the TADL Main Library located at 610 Woodmere Ave., Traverse City, Michigan 49686.

Poets’ Night Out offers a platform for poets in our community of all ages, professional or amateur, to have an affordable opportunity to become published, to read to a receptive audience and to network with fellow writers.

Winning poems will be published in the Poets’ Night Out chapbook, and winning poets will be asked to read their poem at the Poets’ Night Out event at the City Opera House on Sunday April 7th, 2019. For more information visit our website at www.tadl.org/pno If you have any other questions, please e­mail pno@tadl.org or call (231­) 932-­8502.

The Traverse Area District Library is a network of community libraries serving Grand Traverse County through six locations: Traverse City (Main Library), East Bay, Kingsley, Fife Lake, Interlochen, Peninsula, and online at www.tadl.org