Poetry Contests

The Alfred C. O'Connell Library presents the 20th Annual Student Poetry Contest.

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  • Entrant must be a currently registered GCC student
  • Entries must be original works
  • Limit of 3 entries per person
  • The Library is not responsible for formatting losses and maintains the right to publish winning entries.



The deadline for the contest was Wednesday, March 31. Results will be announced in late April. Watch this space for updates!

"Words--so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become, in the hands of one who knows how to combine them!" Nathaniel Hawthorne, The American Notebooks, 1848