Calling All Poets and Masterminds…

Hey Sweat fans, here are two cool opportunities we thought you might like to know about.  Read on…

Next April is going to be the first O, Miami – a month-long, city-wide poetry festival!  Their goal is to expose each and every denizen of South Florida to a poem at some point during the month.  Right now they’re taking the first-ever Miami Poet Census so if you dabble in verse or fill up notebooks, click that link to add your name.

“The publication of individual poems or collections of poems is NOT a requirement to be included. All languages, styles, and levels of experience are welcome. Anyone who writes poetry and identifies as a poet is encouraged to sign up and be counted.”

The Miami New Times is also accepting submissions for their latest round of Mastermind Awards.  You have until January 7th, 2011 to apply for FREE MONEY to the tune of $1,500 to further your creative career.  The three categories are visual, narrative and sound so nearly all of you should be eligible in some way…  Full info is available here, best of luck to all!