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Apr 27 / admin

Poets’ Night Out moves to April!

As announced during our April 2013 poetry reading, Poets’ Night Out is moving to April!

We’ll be accepting poetry until January 25, 2014, and hold the main event on April 27, 2014.

For complete rules and individual entry forms, please see How to Submit.

Nov 11 / admin

Poets’ Night Out 2012 – The Event!

The 16th Annual Poets’ Night Out, an annual reading by selected area poets will be held Sunday, November 11 at 7 p.m. at the City Opera House in downtown Traverse City.

Admission to the Poets’ Night Out, which features refreshments and entertainment is $5 for adults and $3 for students and seniors.
The 25 featured poets from around the 10-county region, selected by a jury team, will read during the event and will also be eligible for additional accolades including Audience Favorite Awards.
Poets of all ages were invited to enter their original poetry in the Poets’ Night Out contest. Entries closed in September.
Poets’ Night Out is sponsored by the Traverse Area District Library, the Friends of the Traverse Area District Library, Horizon Books, Book O Rama, Joyful Noise Daycare, the National Writers Series, the Clark Family, the Sonneman Family, and Tina Tank.
Aug 20 / admin

2012 Call for Poetry

The 2012 Poets’ Night Out call for poetry is now open!

Submissions of poetry must be postmarked by Wednesday September 26, 2012 or dropped off at the Traverse Area District Library Woodmere branch by Saturday September 29, 2012.

Rules and entry forms are located below:

PNO 2012 Rules

PNO 2012 Individual Entry Form