Saturday, February 28: The deadline for Highland Park Poetry’s 2015 Poetry Challenge. Highland Park Poetry is seeking poems in one of three categories: 1) food, 2) wonderland (in honor of the 150th publication anniversary of Alice in Wonderland), or 3) an etheree. Poets may submit one poem for free; additional poems incur a reading fee of $4 each.
Sunday, March 1: The deadline to submit to the 2015–2016 edition of Highland Park journal East on Central.
Friday, March 20: The deadline to submit to the Jo-Anne Hirshfield Memorial Poetry Awards through the Evanston Public Library.