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The May Award of Awesomeness!

Win a vintage ‘object d’art,’ our 50/50 cash prize, and all the honour and clout that comes with being an Awesomeness Winner—by entering Arc’s May Award of Awesomeness!

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An upper chest and head shot of a woman with brown hair and a large smile, in a white sweater and a chunky bronze necklace

The May contest will be judged by our Poetry Editor, Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang!

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The May prompt is: “Blossoming”

What blooms within you? What blooms in your environment? This month’s prompt is inspired by James Wright’s poem “A Blessing”—we want to know how you “break / Into blossom.”

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Deadline for the Prompt: May 31st, 2021

Contest Rules & Guidelines: See our Contest Page

Publication: The winning poem will be published on the Arc website. We will also ask the winners to provide a photo of themselves and their prize. You can see our first ever Awesome Winner here.