Call for Poets: Ode to Colorado Beer Poetry Contest

Ode: A lyric poem in the form of an address to a particular subject, often elevated in style or manner and written in varied or irregular meter. Often sung.

The 2020 Fort Collins Book Festival celebrates 5 years of showcasing Fort Collins’ favorite pastimes: craft beer, music, food, science & technology, and the outdoors. We are calling all poets to help us celebrate our world-renown craft brewing industry by sending us “odes to Colorado beer.”

During our virtual 2020 Fort Collins Book Festival, the winning odes will be read/performed by local and regional beer aficionados and brewing celebrities in an online session that will include virtual beer tasting and singalongs. Other prizes TBA.

Deadline for submitting: 11:59 p.m. MST, September 15, 2020

Winners notified: by September 30, 2020

Readings:  TBA

More information and online submission form is available on our Ode to Colorado Beer webpage.

Location: Virtual Date: July 23, 2020 Time: 8:00 am -