This is a Blue Mountain Arts Contest for all you poetry fanciers. Blue Mountain Arts publishes greeting cards and books. An essay I wrote for them on Southern life will be in one of their upcoming anthologies.
SPS Studios announces its Thirteenth Biannual Poetry Card Contest
Deadline: December 31, 2008.
Prizes: 1st - $300 * 2nd - $150 * 3rd - $50.
In addition, the winning poems will be displayed on their website. The gist of the guidelines are below. Visit the website for the entry form and other details.
Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better.
Suggest you write about real emotions and feelings and that you have some special person or occasion in mind as you write.
Poems judged on the basis of originality and uniqueness.
English-language entries only, please.
Enter as often as you like!
Rules: Visit website.
How to Submit
Complete form found on website or send submission via snail mail:
SPS Studios Poetry Card Contest,
P.O. Box 1007, Dept. E,
Boulder, CO 80306.
Contests that don't require entry fees are a really good thing.