I'm dropping this in two days early because the deadline is May 1st. Free contest with cash prize, can't go wrong there. Pick from any of the online images and go!

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky and the University of Kentucky MFA Program in Creative Writing present The Kentucky Poetry Festival’s Ekphrastic Poetry Prize.

First prize: $100
Deadline: May 01st

Entries must pertain to the permanent collection, or a current or past exhibit at The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky. Please indicate the name of the work and the artist’s name with entry. Contest is open to all poets, excluding current MFA poetry students at the University of Kentucky. Images of past and current exhibits are available at The Art Museum's website: http://finearts.uky.edu/art-museum 

Entrants may submit up to 3 poems as a single attached file with the format firstname_lastname2015 to: 

For inquiries contact us at kpfpoetrycontest@gmail.com

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AuthorJames Escher