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Braille Poetry Contest

NBP Poetry contest

National Braille Press has announced their first Poetry Contest!


The Five Senses


Submit a poem focused on the theme "The Five Senses" as a braille file (.brf format) to OR mail a hard copy to Poetry Contest, National Braille Press, 88 Saint Stephen Street, Boston, MA 02115. The poem must be an original work fewer than 125 words, using English Braille American Edition or Unified English Braille. Please indicate the entry level of your submission: grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, or Adult. Please include name, address, and phone number with the submission.


A winner from each level will be awarded $100 in prizes from National Braille Press.  NBP will contact you directly if you are a winner.

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