ECTC offers poetry contest

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Winners will be invited to read their work at public event

By The Staff

The Heartland Review, the literary publication published by Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, is offering a poetry contest for area residents.

First place in the Ruth Redel Poetry Contest is $200 and publication in The Heartland Review Fall 2009 issue.

THR asks for a $3 tax-deductible contribution for each poem to support the contest and journal. Make checks out to The Heartland Review. Send a cover page with contact information and titles of poems name, address, and a short biography (40 words maximum).

Name and address should not appear on poems. Poems should be typed and no longer than 30 lines. Post mark deadline for entries is Aug. 1. Winners will be announced in October and invited to read at the Morrison Gallery Poetry Series.

Send a self-addressed, stamped legal-sized envelope for results.

Mail entries to Ruth Redel Poetry Contest; c/o Mick Kennedy; Elizabethtown Community & Technical College; 600 College Street Road; Elizabethtown, KY 42701.

For more information, visit www.elizabethtown. kctcs.edu/pubs/heartland/index.html.