2013 String Poet Prize
Deadline February 25, 2013 - postmark for postal entries, or by midnight
for online submissions.
Sponsored by String Poet, the online journal of poetry and music:
Final Judge: George Held.
First prize, along with a $200 honorarium, is the commission of an
original musical composition by Composer Eleanor Cory inspired by the
winning poem, to be performed at the Award Ceremony in May 2012. Eleanor
Cory's work has been recognized by awards from the National Endowment
for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, New York Foundation
for the Arts, Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, and Fromm Foundation
of Harvard University, among others. She has received an American
Composers Alliance Recording Award, the Miriam Gideon Award from the
International Association of Women in Music, as well as prizes from the
Hollybush, Kucyna, and Music of Changes International Competitions, and
the Davenport, and New Jersey Guild of Composers Competitions.
Up to 40 lines, all forms & free verse accepted. No previously
published poems, or poems that have won previous prizes.
Winner and Runners-up published in Spring 2013 issue of String Poet, and
invited to read at the Awards Ceremony; all contest submissions are
considered for publication in the journal.
The full guidelines, more information about the contest, our esteemed
final judge and composer, and the online entry form can be found on the
String Poet web site.
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