Sidewalk Poetry Contest Submissions Sought. Deadline March 12 at Noon

News Image

Sidewalk Poetry Contest: Get Your Words Immortalized In Concrete!

The City of Cambridge is seeking poems for its 2020 Sidewalk Poetry Contest. Winning poems will be imprinted into the fresh concrete of new sidewalks around the city beginning in fall 2020. 

Cambridge residents of any age are invited to submit one poem of their own work to the 2020 Cambridge Sidewalk Poetry Contest by March 12, 2020, at noon. It's free to apply!

For full entry guidelines and more information about the project, visit cambridgema.gov/sidewalkpoetry or contact Cambridge Arts at sidewalkpoetry@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4390 (voice) or 617-492-0235 (tty). 

Entry Deadline:
Thursday, March 12, at Noon

Submit Online:
cambridgema.gov/sidewalkpoetry  

TRA•VERSE, an exhibition celebrating five years of the Cambridge Sidewalk Poetry Program, runs from March 16 to July 24, 2020, at Cambridge Arts Gallery 344, 344 Broadway, second floor, Cambridge. Reception and reading on Monday, April 6, from 6 to 8 p.m.

The Sidewalk Poetry Program is a collaborative project of the Department of Public Works, Cambridge Arts, and the Cambridge Public Library.

Page was last modified on 3/9/2020 5:22 PM
Contact Us

How can we help?

Please provide as much detail below as possible so City staff can respond to your inquiry:

As a governmental entity, the Massachusetts Public Records Law applies to records made or received by the City. Any information received through use of this site is subject to the same provisions as information provided on paper.

Read our complete privacy statement


Service Requests

Enter a service request via Commonwealth Connect for things like missed trash pickups, potholes, etc., click here