Calls to Artists

Inaugural Caged Inspiration Poetry Contest

When: 2009

The Old Idaho Penitentiary and the Boise Weekly are hosting a poetry contest. Poets are asked to compose a poem no longer than 200 words drawing inspiration from the Old Pen. Find inspiration through the history, guards, prison cells, inmates, buildings or anything directly related to the Old Idaho Penitentiary. Entries are due no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15. Visit the Web site for entry forms and more information. Categories include children 11 and younger; teens 12-17 and adults 18 and older.

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