A visitor to a certain college paused to admire the new Hemingway Hall that had been built on campus.
“It’s a pleasure to see a building named for Ernest Hemingway,” he said.
“Actually,” said his guide, “it’s named for Joshua Hemingway. No relation.”
The visitor was astonished. “Was Joshua Hemingway a writer, also?”
“Yes, indeed,” said his guide. “He wrote a check.” 🙂
A few poetry contest links for readers. Just copy and paste the link into your browser. Take the plunge.
Deadline: 1st April 2016: Funny Poems: (No entry fee)
31st March 2016: Foley’s Poetry Award
Deadline: 10th March 2016: Poems about Nantucket
Deadline: 18th March 2016: Scottish landscape poetry
Deadline: 15th march 2016: flash fiction
Deadline: 1st April 2016: Poetry and short fiction on the theme of Dreams
Deadline: 1st April: Christian poetry theme of The Great Beyond
Deadline: 30th March 2016: Fairytales inspired poems on the theme of Rain
Poetry on the theme of Shakespeare: http://shenandoah.submittable.com/submit
Deadline: 31st March 2016: Poetry and fiction on the theme of Conflict
Deadline July 1st, 2016: Nano fiction: June 1st, 2016 to July 1st, 2016: story in 16 words
Deadline: 7th July 2016 Ledbury poetry competitions 2016
Deadline: 7th March 2016: Wenlock Poetry
Nano Prize 2016:
Deadline: 30th June 2016 Poetry Space