In 2012, Arc will be awarding one $5,000 grand prize to the Poem of the Year!
Deadline: February 1, 2012
Entry fee is $32 (Cdn), which includes a one-year Canadian subscription of Arc*
Contest entry fees may be paid online (Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, and e-cheques) or by cheque or money order mailed with contest submissions.
*or two issues to US entrants, or one issue to overseas entrants. Entrants who are currently subscribers
may pass along their contest subscription or complimentary issues to a friend. Please include the name
and address to which the contest subscription is destined.
All contest submissions must be submitted by post mail.
All cheques or money orders (Canadian funds) and made out to the Arc Poetry Society.
Arc welcomes Poem of the Year entries from Canada, the United States, and around the world. Entrants outside Canada must submit entry fees in Canadian funds. Please include a cheque in Canadian funds, use the online payment option or mail a money order in Canadian funds.
Entrants may submit up to two unpublished poems with each $32 fee (extra poems: $5 per poem).
No email submissions accepted.
Length of each poem must not exceed 100 lines.
Entrantâ€™s name, address, e-mail and phone number must not appear on the poems, but instead on a separate sheet that also lists the titles of the poems entered.
Judging is blind.
No entrants (including winners, honourable mentions, or authors of Editorâ€™s Choice poems) may substitute, before, during, or after judging, a revision of any poem already submitted to the contest.
No poems will be returned.
Deadline: Entries must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2012.
Shortlist: 50 shortlisted poems, pending permission of their authors, will be eligible for the Readersâ€™ Choice Award. Visit this site between March 15 and April 15, 2011 to read poems our Readersâ€™ Choice selection cast your vote!
Publication: Winning poems will be published in Arcâ€™s Summer 2012 issue
Privacy Notice: Unless you indicate otherwise, Arc may share addresses of entrants to the 2010 Poem of the Year Contest with similar literary magazines or related organizations for promotional purposes.
Send entries to:
Poem of the Year Contest
Arc Poetry Magazine
PO Box 81060
Canada, K1P 1B1http://www.arcpoetry.ca/http://www.arcpoetry.ca/2011/10/04/poem-of-the-year-contest/
Click on the link above and go to the contest official site