Sonnet Contest

The 18th Annual Anne Dittrick Sonnet Writing Contest
Sponsored by Nebraska Shakespeare

Nebraska Shakespeare, in its 28th Season, will be accepting entries to the 18th annual 
Anne Dittrick Sonnet Writing Contest starting on April 23rd (Talk Like Shakespeare Day).

We are proud to present the winners of the 17th Annual Anne Dittrick Sonnet Writing Contest, 

Marilee Smith and Emma Himes.

Click HERE to see the 2014 winning sonnets.


High School Division Guidelines

The contest is open to all high school students.  Interested students should contact their English teachers

who submit the entries to Nebraska Shakespeare.  Contest winners and their teachers will receive a 

Shakespeare Gift Pack.  First Place winner receives a scholarship to Camp Shakespeare, and his or her 

teacher receives Reserved Seating at Shakespeare On The Green.  The winning entry will be published in the souvenir program for Shakespeare on the Green and read by a Company member On The Green.


Adult/Post Secondary Division Guidelines

First prize in the Adult/Post Secondary Division receives $100 and all contest winners will receive a 

Shakespeare Gift Pack. The winning entry will be published in the souvenir program for Shakespeare on 

the Green and read by a Company member On The Green.

We encourage topics such as love and friendship, nature and the outdoors, hopes and dreams.
Deadline for all submissions is May 11, 2015.

For more information, contact Sarah Carlson-Brown, Director of Education 

at 402-554-3072 or