This poetry and art competition on the theme of water and watersheds encourages students to explore the natural world where they live and to share what they discover through art or poetry. Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book implements statewide judging and coordinates the Student Literary Awards in the spring. The deadline is December 1, 2016.
Who Students (and their teachers) in grades K-12. Students throughout Colorado are encouraged to enter.
What A poetry and art competition for students on the theme of watersheds and the environment designed to help youth explore the natural and cultural history of the place they live, and to express what they discover in poetry and visual art. Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book, in affiliation with the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, implements River of Words statewide judging and coordinates the Student Literary Awards in the spring.
Why Winners of River of Words are published in the annual Student Literary Awards Anthology and receive prizes from local businesses. River of Words winners are also published in the Colorado Foundation for Water Education publication, Headwaters.
How Much Free entry for students and free curriculum for teachers.
More Information http://coloradohumanities.org/content/river-words