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Joe Gouveia Outermost Poetry Contest

In honor of former Cape Cod Poet Laureate, Joe Gouveia, WOMR continues this annual tradition to celebrate the poetry community.

Judge Marge Piercy will once again select the finalists for both the National and Regional categories. $1,000 will go to the Grand Prize winner with $300 to be awarded to the best submission from a Cape Cod-based poet.

Submissions must be postmarked by January 31, 2023

See the submission guidelines here.


Thursday January 26: The Last Command

The Last Command is a 1928 silent film directed by Josef von Sternberg, and written by John F. Goodrich and Herman J. Mankiewicz from a story by Lajos Bíró. Star Emil Jannings won the first Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 1929 ceremony for his performances in this film and The Way of All Flesh,[1] the only year that multiple roles were considered. In 2006, the film was deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” by the United States Library of Congress and selected for the National Film Registry. The supporting cast includes Evelyn Brent and William Powell.