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Sue C. Boynton Poetry Contest

Community Event, General, Poetry Reading/Spoken Word

The Sue C. Boynton Poetry Contest will accept single-poem submissions from Whatcom County residents between March 1 and March 31, 2018. Winners are invited to read their poems at a free awards ceremony, 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at Bellingham Cruise Terminal. The public is welcome at the ceremony. Twenty-five winners are chosen. Ten Walk Award-winning poems are displayed for a year in front of Bellingham Public Library, and are displayed on WTA buses along with 15 Merit Award winners.