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Houston Poetry Fest

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Houston Poetry Fest

- a celebration of poetry and its makers

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Brazos Bookstore has copies of the Houston Poetry Fest 2018 Anthology for sale for $15 in the local poetry section. Buying from them supports our local non-profit arts organization, a great local independent book store which supports us in so many ways, and our fine community of writers as well.
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Deadline has passed, submissions closed May 31.

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Guidelines as pdf: 2019HPFGuidelines.pdf

Guidelines web page: Submissions page

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