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The December 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 December Award of Awesomeness!

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A head and shoulders photo of Sarah, who has light skin, dark hair, a white sweater and yellow flowers in the sunny window behind her. She is smiling.

 

The December contest will be judged by Arc’s Poetry Editor, Sarah Tsiang!

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The December prompt is: “Bittersweet”

“Holidays are always a balance of celebration and grief, togetherness and isolation. We would like to read poems that balance the bitter and the sweet in life, that walk the knife edge between these two states.” 
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Deadline for the Prompt: December 31st, 2022

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.