quinebaug valley community college

Julius Sokenu Poetry Awards

Contact Information

Jon Andersen
(860) 932-4054

Deneuve Hernandez
(860) 932-4119

Events

23 February, 2023

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center Info Session

Thursday, February 23rd, 6:30pm A Career in Just 10 Months! Learn about…

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27 April, 2023

16th Annual Julius Sokenu Poetry Awards Night at QvCC with Honored Guest, Edgar Kunz

DANIELSON, CT — Quinebaug Valley Community College will hold its 16th Annual…

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QVCC’s annual poetry contest!

Students may submit up to three original poems in each category for which they are eligible!

Student award winners will be honored in a celebration on Thursday April 27, 2023, from 6 to 9 p.m., with honored guest poet Edgar Kunz. Details T.B.A. Student award winners are expected to attend.

PRIZE CATEGORIES AND ELIGIBILITY

Cash Prizes – 1st $100 / 2nd $50 / 3rd $50 – are offered in each of these five categories:

  • QVCC English: QVCC Students only. No QMC students, even if registered for college courses.
  • Spanish (Heritage Speakers): QVCC Students or QMC Students for whom Spanish is their first language
  • Spanish (Non-Heritage Speakers): QVCC Students or QMC Students for whom Spanish is not their first language
  • Performance Poetry:  QVCC Students or QMC Students
  • QMC English: QMC students only

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS 11:59 PM (END OF DAY) ON APRIL 6, 2023!