MEDFORD, Ore. — The Christian Poets Academy is sponsoring a free poetry contest open to everyone. There are 50 prizes totaling $5,000 and a $1,000 grand prize for the winner.

Poems of 21 lines or less on any subject or style will be judged by contest director Jeremy Cameron.

Poems must be sent in by Tuesday, Nov. 15, to: Free Poetry Contest, PO Box 761, Medford, OR 97501. Poets can also enter online at For a winner’s list, enclose a stamped return envelope.

Be sure to include your name and address on the same page as the poem.

Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.