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    2009-2010 Poetry Contest http://www.sdiworld.org/publications/poetry-contest.html Deadline May 15, 2009 **Due to e-mail failure, if you submitted a poem
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      2009-2010 Poetry Contest

      http://www.sdiworld.org/publications/poetry-contest.html




      Deadline May 15, 2009

      **Due to e-mail failure, if you submitted a poem between March 18 - April 1, please resubmit your poem** 


      Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction announces its fifth annual juried poetry contest. 

      The grand prize winner will be awarded a USD$100.00 USD cash prize. Three runners-up will receive USD$75.00 each.

      The top four selections will be published in the September, December, March, and June issues of Presence respectively. A number of honorable mentions will also be featured in future Spiritual Directors International publications including Connections, Membership Moments and Listen.

      Anyone may enter. However here are a few essential criteria to follow.



      •    Only one poem per person is allowed.
      •    Poems may be no longer than 30 lines.
      •    Only previously unpublished poetry can be entered.
      •    Poems may not be submitted to other publications until after the results of the Presence Poetry Contest are announced.
      •    Poems chosen for publication in Presence may not be submitted to other publications until after publication in Presence.
      •    Poems should pertain to a spiritual theme or should relate to spiritual direction.
      •    All poems must be submitted by e-mail, as an attachment, preferably in MS Word form.

      •    Writ
      e “Presence Poetry Contest” in the subject line.

      •    DO NOT INCLUDE ANY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION IN THE ATTACHMENT OTHER THAN

      o    THE POEM TITLE
      o    THE POEM ITSELF
      o    DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR NAME ON THE ATTACHMENT



      The poems will be judged anonymously by a three judge panel.
         
      Include all of the following information in the body of the e-mail submission:

      •    Name of Poet
      •    Name of Poem
      •    Mailing address (including country)
      •    E-mail address


      ALL POEMS SUBMITTED WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED. HOWEVER ONLY SUBMISSIONS WHICH CONFORM STRICTLY TO THE CRITERIA ABOVE WILL BE JUDGED.

      Okay, this last part is the most important:

      E-mail your poem to <poetrycontest(at)sdiworld.org> (replace (at) with @)

      If you send them to any other e-mail, there is no guarantee that they will be entered into the contest. Good luck!



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