Here is an exciting EKPHRASTIC POETRY contest for teens, ages 13-19. It is organized by Public Poetry in partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and it is FREE to enter for teens. So, plan a visit to the museum today and get inspired! Below are the guidelines to write and submit your work. You can view online the five pieces of art that will serve as inspiration for your original poetry.
EKPHRASTIC POETRY may include literal descriptions of a work of art, the poet´s mood in response to a work of art, metaphorical associations inspired by a work of art, or personal memories about a work of art.
Eligibility: All teens, age 13-19, (as of September 8, 2014) are eligible.
- Deadline Extended: Poems must be received by midnight on December 15th, 2014.
No Entry Fee: FREE
Complete information available here.
There is also a competition for adults.