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  • crwropps@aol.com
    2009 NATIONAL WRITING CONTEST http://www.grandmotherearth.org/id2.html     DEADLINE: JULY 15, 2009 (POSTMARK) GRANDMOTHER EARTH XIV NATIONAL WRITING
    Message 1 of 2 , May 31, 2009
      2009 NATIONAL WRITING CONTEST


      http://www.grandmotherearth.org/id2.html













          DEADLINE: JULY 15, 2009 (POSTMARK)

      GRANDMOTHER EARTH XIV NATIONAL WRITING AWARDS

      PO Box 2018, Cordova, TN 38088

      PHONE: 901-309-3692; E-mail: <gmoearth(at)aol.com> (replace (at) with @)

      www.grandmotherearth.org



      Work can be unpublished or published. Money award entries (and selected finalists if permission is given) will be published in Grandmother Earth XVI. Rights to previously published work must belong to the author.  No profanity or new age material will be accepted. 



      Poetry Awards

      Any subject, Any form, 50-line limit

      $100 First Prize

      $75 Second Prize

      $50 Third Prize

      $25 Fourth Prize





      Prose Awards

      Any subject, fiction or non-fiction, 2000-word limit

      $100 First Prize

      $75 Second Prize

      $35 Third Prize



      Additional Awards: $50, 1st Place; $35, second place; $25, third place

               1.   Best Haiku, Senryu, or up to 6 lines short form

               2.   Best use of Humor, Poetry or Prose

      3.   Environmental theme, Poetry or Prose



      RULES:

      1. To enter general awards, submit one typed copy (standard font) of each poem (single space) or prose piece (double space) with no identification.

      2. Send one copy with name and address in upper right corner. Both poetry and prose should be single spaced on this identified copy. Staple and number multiple=2
      0pages.

      3. Enclose an entry page with your name, address, phone number, email address, if applicable, and title of all entries and amount of fees enclosed. Include 25-30 words of biographical data. Indicate whether any or all entries are to be considered for publication if a non-money winner. All rights are returned to the author after publication. Send SASE for return of art or photo or for winners’ list.

      4. In upper left corner of an extra copy indicate if your work is to be considered for a specific additional award—if entering same work for both general and additional awards there is no extra fee.

      5. Place all entries with no identification in one stack and all with names in another stack. Staple multiple pages of prose and poetry and put the page number in the upper right hand corner of each copy.

      6. Fees are $10 for 1-3 entries and $2 for each additional entry. (Make checks payable to Grandmother Earth.) All entrants will receive one copy of Grandmother Earth .XV--Retail: $9.95. All whose work is published will receive one extra copy. See Student Rules on website for new guidelines. Work previously published in any Grandmother Earth publication is not eligible for awards.There is no fee for art or photography and payment is a contributor’s copy, except for the special award.



       

      7. Mail entries postmarked by July 15, 2009 to GEC CONTEST CHAIRPERSON, PO Box 2018, Cordova, TN 38088. Notify us of any change in address after maili
      ng entries.




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    • aejos
      GRANDMOTHER EARTH XVII NATIONAL WRITING AWARDS http://www.grandmotherearth.org/Grandmother_Earth_National_Writers_Contest.html PO Box 2018, Cordova, TN 38088
      Message 2 of 2 , Jun 10, 2010
        GRANDMOTHER EARTH XVII NATIONAL WRITING AWARDS
        http://www.grandmotherearth.org/Grandmother_Earth_National_Writers_Contest.html
        PO Box 2018, Cordova, TN 38088
        PHONE: 901-309-3692; E-mail: <gmoearth(at)gmail.com>(replace (at) with @)
        www.grandmotherearth.org

        DEADLINE: AUGUST 1 (POSTMARK) or brought to Life Press Conference, 08-07-2010

        Work can be unpublished or published. Money award entries (and selected finalists if permission is given) will be published in Grandmother Earth XVII. Rights to previously published work must belong to the author. No profanity or new age (Mother Earth) material will be accepted.

        Poetry Awards
        Any subject, any form, 50-line limit
        $150 First Prize
        $50 Second Prize
        $35 Third Prize
        $25 Fourth Prize

        Prose Awards
        Any subject, fiction or non-fiction, 2000-word limit
        $150 First Prize
        $50 Second Prize
        $25 Third Prize
        Additional Awards: $50, 1st Place; $25, second place; $15, third place
        1. Best Haiku, Senryu, or up to 6 lines short form
        2. Best use of Humor, Poetry or Prose
        3. Environmental theme, Poetry or Prose
        4. PST Awards, Poetry or Eye-Poem (open to Mid-South members of PST)


        RULES:
        1. To enter general awards, submit one typed copy (standard font) of each poem (single space) or prose piece (double space) with no identification.
        2. Send one copy with name and address in upper right corner. Both poetry and prose should be single spaced on this identified copy. Staple and number multiple pages.
        3. Enclose an entry page with your name, address, phone number, email address, if applicable, and title of all entries and amount of fees enclosed. Include 25-30 words of biographical data. Indicate whether any or all entries are to be considered for publication if a non-money winner. All rights are returned to the author after publication. Send SASE for return of art or photo or for winners' list.
        4. In upper left corner of an extra copy indicate if your work is to be considered for a specific additional award—if entering same work for both general and additional awards there is no extra fee.
        5. Place all entries with no identification in one stack and all with names in another stack. Staple multiple pages of prose and poetry and put the page number in the upper right hand corner of each copy.
        6. Fees are $10 for 1-3 entries and $2 for each additional entry. (Make checks payable to Grandmother Earth and mail by August 1.) All entrants will receive one copy of Grandmother Earth .XVII--Retail: $9.95. All whose work is published will receive one extra copy. See Student Rules on website for new guidelines. Work previously published in any Grandmother Earth publication is not eligible for awards. There is no fee for art or photography and payment is a contributor's copy. See our website for Christian Writers' Conference and Poetry Society of TN's Festival Contests (June) Notify us of any change in address after mailing entries.
        7. Mail entries postmarked by AUGUST 1, 2010 to GEC NATIONAL CONTEST, PO Box 2018, Cordova, TN 38088.
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