It is with great pride that the National Poetry Forum announces its official call for entries for our 1998 poetry competition. Through this prestigious competition, you are invitied to submit your original poetry for consideration by our distinguished panel of literary judges. All entries will receive a personal acknowledgement letter from the comittee, and should your poem be selected, you will be honored with publication in our upcoming, hardbound anthology. A well-deserved showcase for talented poets all across the nation - and around the world!
If your entry is selected, you also become eligible for the Grand Prize of $2,000 or one of 99 other valuable prizes. As a winning author, you will also be awarded Privileged Membership in the National Poetry Forum. Founded over 75 years ago, our publisher, Dorrance Co., has printed books in 12 countries and 6 languages - inclusion in this fraternity is an admirable accomplishment.
R U L E S :
-Send ONE poem, any style on any subject, no more than 25 lines.
-Print or type poem on standard 81/2 x 11 sheet of paper
-In Upper left corner should be:
-Titile of Poem
-Mailing Address (City, State, Zip)
-Contest DEADLINE: February 27, 1998
---There are NO FEES to enter, and all winners will be published. Grand Prize is $2,000.00
-Mail Entries To:
National Poetry Forum
PO Box 381
New York, NY 10040
-Contest open to all, except current or past employees of National Poetry Forum and their families.
-Unpublished and published poets are welcome. Authors retain all rights to their work.