Prizes: First: $50.00, Second: $25.00, Third: $15.00, Plus Honorable Mentions
First, Second, and Third prize winners will be published in the WRITERS' Journal.
April 30, August 30, December 30
U.S. funds only
Send Entries to:
(Multiple entries from one party may be mailed in one envelope.)
P.O. Box 394
Perham, MN 56573
Please make checks or money orders payable to:
Submissions must be postmarked by the deadline date. Entries postmarked after a deadline date will automatically be placed in the subsequent contest.
Submissions will not be returned
Each poem may be no longer than 25 lines
Entries must be typed double-spaced on 8 1/2" x 11" paper, submitted in duplicate.
Name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address, if available should appear in the upper left corner of one sheet.
No name or address on duplicate.
Only original, previously unpublished poems accepted.
Copyrights to poems remain with author. WRITERS' Journal requires only one-time rights to winning entries.
Reading fee must accompany entries.
For those without Web access, a winner's list can be obtained by sending a #10 SASE.
These guidelines supersede guidelines found elsewhere whether in print or online.http://www.writersjournal.com/http://www.writersjournal.com/PoetryContest.htm
Click on the link above and go to the contest official site