Benicia Chamber of Commerce
Benicia, CA 94510
9am - 5pm
Love Poetry Contest Awards CelebrationMar 31 2019
Sunday, March 31
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Since 2004, honoring with poetry the love affair of early California's Conception Arguello and Russia's Nikolai Rezanov. Born in Yerba Buena, Conception, a beloved nun, died in Benicia. After she and Nikolai fell in love, he returned to Russia to get official permission to wed his California sweetheart but died before he reached home. Learn more about their romantic, one that inspire novels, songs, and poems at: http;;www.americanjourneys.org/aj-128/summary/
Prize winning and honorable mention poems may be published in local media and in current and future "Benicia Love Poetry" chapbooks, anthologies and contest celebration materials.
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