Limericks entered to the competition must contain a name of a Long Island town, village, or site, and they must be fit to print. There is no limit on the number of submissions.
Long Island Limerick Competition is now open for submissions. Please note we only accept electronic entries submitted in the form below.
The submission period ends October 31st, 2012.
Limericks will be judged for their creativity, metrics, and language by three distinguished Long Island poets and teachers: Joan Digby of LIU Post, Barbara Novack of Molloy College, and Diane Simone Lutz of Queensborough Community College.
Winners will be announced at the Award Ceremony on Sunday, November 4th, at 2 pm at Think Long Island First in Oyster Bay. Winners will take home Think Long Island First gift certificates of $25, $15 and $10.
Accepted entries will be published at Think Long Island First.
For more information please refer to the Long Island Limerick Competition 2012 Press Release.