Deadline: Sidewalk Poetry Contest

11:45 PM Sunday, March 10, 2019

2019 Sidewalk Poetry Contest.

Sidewalk Poetry Contest: Get Your Words Immortalized In Concrete!

The City of Cambridge is seeking poems for its fifth annual Sidewalk Poetry Contest. Winning poems will be imprinted into the fresh concrete of new sidewalks around the city beginning in fall 2019. 

Cambridge residents of any age are invited to submit one poem of their own work to the 2019 Cambridge Sidewalk Poetry Contest by March 10, 2019. This year we are especially interested in poems that speak to the theme of climate change. 

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

Entry Deadline:
Sunday, March 10, 2019, at 11:59 p.m.

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