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Submit to the 35th William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition

The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is sponsoring its 35th annual poetry writing competition during the 2016-2017 academic year. The competition is open to students attending colleges of medicine or osteopathy in the United States and Canada. Preliminary judging will be done by the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University, and final judging will be by Richard M. Berlin, M.D., psychiatrist and poet from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. The editors of the Journal of Medical Humanities will review the winning poems and consider them for publication.

Please download the entry poster for competition entry rules and regulations. Please contact Ann Williams at awwillia@neomed.edu with any questions about the competition.