Poetry Contest and More Offered at HedgehogINK!

 HedgehogINK, a used bookstore at 16 S. Main, is sponsoring a poetry contest  for all ages in April.Poetry Contest 2022

There is a two poem limit for entry with the theme of “What Inspires YOU?”, which must be submitted by April 30.

The application and guidelines are below.

Poetry Contest 2022



Check age group:    _____Under 12 _____13-20     _____  Adult 21-55   _____ Seniors 55+


Phone:                              Email:

Title of each Poem: (Remember, each poem needs to be on a separate page. Limit 2 poems per entry. – list titles here)

Entry:         $5 entry fee. An entry may include up to 2 poems. One entry per person.  Entry forms are available at the store or email Jan at [email protected] for an entry form.

Deadline:      All entries must be delivered, emailed to [email protected] or mailed to Hedgehog.INK! 16 S. Main, Fort Scott, KS 66701 by 5:00 p.m. on April 30, 2022.

Theme:         The theme for this year’s contest is, “What inspires you?”


  • Entries need to be typewritten if at all possible. (Neat hand-written manuscripts will be accepted.)
  • Each poem should include a title and be submitted on a separate page. No other information should be included. A number will be assigned to each participant at the time of submission.
  • Remember, do not include your name on your submitted poem.

 Two winners in each age group will be posted during the first week of May.  A celebration of poetry will be held at a later date.

Contact info:

620-670-2752,   16 S. Main Fort Scott, KS 66701                  [email protected]                                                 

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