Big Cypress National Preserve invites you to submit your poetry for the second annual Big Cypress National Preserve poetry contest. Participants are encouraged to explore the national preserve, and write about their experiences. We are accepting poetry submissions March 1 through April 14, 2014. Poetry Guidelines: Poems must be single spaced; 12-point font; may be written in any format; must be submitted by April 14; Poet can submit up to three poems; Poems must be original and unpublished; Poems cannot exceed two-pages; must be subject related to natural or cultural history of South Florida; must include a title page with: Name of poem, name of poet, contact address, email and phone number.
Please email poems to: [email protected] For additional information, please contact the Big Cypress Swamp Welcome center at 239-695-4758.