Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Enter the Douglas College Remembrance Day poetry contest

On November 11, people across Canada will commemorate the many members of the armed forces who have served our country.

To mark the occassion this year, Douglas College is holding a Remembrance Day poetry contest, open to students.

Contest rules

  • We will accept original and unpublished poems in English, on the themes of war and peace.
  • Poems should be typed and no longer than 30 lines.
  • Include name, student number, email and telephone number on a separate title page paperclipped to your poem. Only your student number should appear on the poem itself.
  • Submit your poem to the drop box in the LLPA office, or by email to Leah Hjalte.
  • Judging will be done by instructors from the Creative Writing Department.
  • Winners will be announced on Remembrance Day, November 11, 2014. Winning entries may appear on the Doug Blog.
  • The deadline for submission is November 1, 2014.

To learn more about Remembrance Day in Canada, visit the Veterans Affairs Canada website.