Quill The Second Annual Celtic Poetry Contest

The Arkansas Scottish Festival will once again sponsor a poetry contest.  There is no fee to enter.  Poems may be any style, and any length, but MUST have a Celtic (Scottish, Irish, Welsh, Briton, Galician, etc.) theme.  Poems will be judged by nationally prominent poet and Lyon College Writer-in-Residence, Andrea Hollander.  The winning poem will be read (by the author if possible) during the Celtic Concert on the Friday night of the festival.  The author need not be present at the festival to win.

First Prize - $100        Second Prize -      $50   Third Prize - $25


The Winning Poems for 2013

The Winning Poem From 2012

Beginning with ASF 2014, the judge for the poetry contest will be the winner from the previous year

Please submit your poem in the body of an e-mail to  james.bell@lyon.edu .   Include the words POETRY ENTRY in the subject line.  Entry deadline is March 31, 2013.


ASF 2013