Swanezine is accepting entries for the Winter 2012 Poetry Competition
ENTRY is FREE
Closing date for entries is January 31st 2012
The three winning and three short listed entries plus Commended Entries and Judges Report will be announced here on February 3rd 2012 and published on the Poetry Collection page on the Swanezine.
The Competition Rules
Maximum lines: Fifty (50)
There is no age restriction.
There is no set theme; the main criterion being quality work.
We do not accept entries that promote goods, products, or businesses.
Maximum of two entries per author.
Authors can only win one place per competition.
Entries must be your own work and not submitted to other competitions.
Entries must not have been previously published, or broadcast in any format.
Copyright and Publishing
Authors retain copyright of their material.
The three winning and the three short-listed entries will be announced on the Swanezine Poetry Collection page on February 3rd 2012 and their Poems will be published within two weeks.
Once the three winners and the three short-listed Poems have been announced, Swanezine retains the right to publish these Poems within a maximum of 2 weeks from the announcement. To clarify: these Poems must NOT be published elsewhere until after their publication on the Swanezine and within 2 weeks whichever is the sooner; after which all rights revert to the authors upon publication. Note: This does not apply to non winning and non short-listed entries who may submit or publish elsewhere.
Entries are only accepted by E-mail.
In the subject line of your email, write: Poetry Competition.
Your Poems must be in the body of the E-mail: Do NOT send attachments, they will be deleted.
Include your name, address, and E-mail address in the body of the E-mail, and the following disclaimer copied from this page and pasted into the body of your email:
" I ( your name ) confirm that I am the author of this work and that it has not been previously published or broadcast in any form, I agree and accept the rules of this competition"
We do NOT publish winner‚Äôs addresses or e-mail.
The judges' decision will be final and no individual correspondence can be entered into.
Please ensure that you send your Submissions to Swanezine
Submission of an entry to the Swanezine Poetry Competition implies acceptance of all the rules of the competition.http://sites.google.com/site/swanezine/http://sites.google.com/site/swanezine/poetry-competition
Click on the link above and go to the contest official site