In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, the Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center will once again hold their free Luschei Family Poetry Awards. All writers are welcome to submit their work.

Winning poets will be awarded a $300 cash prize for adults, $100 prize for teens and $50 for youth ages 12 and under. Winning poets, along with honorable mentions, will also be invited to share during a May 16 poetry celebration. The deadline to enter is April 30 and all rules and guidelines can be found at

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