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    Urban Echoes Entertainment, LLC, http://www.urbanechoes.net is pleased to announce the first annual FreeVoice AwardTM For Poetry! The competition will
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      Urban Echoes Entertainment, LLC,
      http://www.urbanechoes.net
      is pleased to announce the first annual FreeVoice AwardTM For Poetry! The
      competition will recognize quality poetic works by both aspiring and established
      authors from all walks of life.
      Award Amounts

      1st Prize: $500 Plus Certificate & Publication
      2nd Prize: $300 Plus Certificate & Publication
      3rd Prize: $100 Plus Certificate & Publication
      Honorable Mention: Certificate & Publication
      Submissions must be unpublished and not under promise of publication when
      submitted; may be simultaneously submitted elsewhere, but please notify if
      accepted. Submit no more than seven poems on any subject in any form (e.g. free
      verse, blank verse, sonnets, haiku, freestyle), 40 lines maximum each.
      ** Submissions containing racist language, pejorative content, and/or hate
      speech will not be considered **
       
      Include cover letter with name, address, phone number, and email address (if
      applicable). Poems must be titled and typed on 8? x 11 white paper, single–
      spaced, one poem/page (do not include name or contact information on poems
      themselves). Entries may also be submitted via compact disc (due to virus concerns,
      no floppy discs please). Include SASE of sufficient size and postage for
      return of materials. Guidelines also available by SASE or email (
      Info@...).
      ** New Submission Deadline: **
      Friday, June 15, 2007

      Entry Fee:
      $5/3 poems, $1/poem thereafter.

      We do not accept entry fees in foreign currencies; send U.S. check or money
      order ($15 returned check penalty). Make checks payable to Urban Echoes
      Entertainment, LLC, and mail to:
      Attn: 2007 FreeVoice Award For Poetry
      Urban Echoes Entertainment, LLC
      P.O. Box 61494
      Durham, NC 27715
       
      Winners will be announced in August via nationwide press release, in Poets &
      Writers Magazine, on Urban Echoes's website, and in Urban Echoes's quarterly
      newsletter. Winners also available by SASE if provided.

      All winners will be published on website and in quarterly newsletter, as well
      as invited to read winning entries at special ceremony in November. All
      submitting authors will also be considered for future publication by Urban Echoes.
      ** Winners grant Urban Echoes one-time publication rights; upon publication,
      rights revert back to authors **

      For more info, please contact Info(at)UrbanEchoes.net (replace (at) with @)
       



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