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    Poets for Human Rights announces the 2007 Anita McAndrews Award poetry contest (First prize - $100) and the 2007 Alexander Popoff Youth Award poetry contests
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      Poets for Human Rights announces the 2007 Anita McAndrews Award poetry
      contest (First prize - $100) and the 2007 Alexander Popoff Youth Award poetry
      contests (First prize for US - $100; First Prize for outside US - $100).

      Sally Buckner, of Cary, North Carolina, was the winner of the 2006 Anita
      McAndrews Award, for her poem Human Rites, chosen from over 100 submissions.

      The 2006 Alexander Popoff Youth Award was awarded to Kiran Rao, a high school
      student in Jakarta, Indonesia.

      Submission guidelines for the 2007 Anita McAndrews Award:
      1. Poems must relate to Human Rights
      2. Poems must be typed and are limited to one page (8.5¨ x 11).
      3. Send two copies. One copy must include name, address, telephone number and
      email address. One copy must be anonymous.
      4. Mail poems, cover sheet and $1 reading fee per poem to:

      Anita McAdrews Award
      c/o Stazja McFadyen
      100 Waverly Way, #310
      Clearwater, Florida 33756

      5. Poems and cover sheet can be emailed to stazja@...
      stazja(at)yahoo.com (replace (at) with @)
      6. Reading fee payment must by mailed to the address given above.
      7. Checks for reading fees must be made payable to Artists in Action Internati
      onal.
      8. Deadline for submissions is November 15, 2007.

      Submission guidelines for the 2007 Alexander Popoff Youth Award:
      1. Poems must relate to one or more of the Universal Declaration of Human
      Rights articles. Summary of the 30 articles and video public service
      announcements for each article can be viewed at
      www.youthforhumanrights.org/introduction/udhr_abridged.html
      2. Length of each poem is limited to one page (8.5¨ x 11).
      3. Poem(s) must be accompanied by a cover sheet with the poem title(s), name,
      address, telephone number, email, age, school name and grade.
      4. Submissions can be mailed to:

      Alexander Popoff Youth Award
      c/o Stazja McFadyen
      100 Waverly Way, #310
      Clearwater, Florida 33756

      or can be emailed to:
      stazja(at)yahoo.com (replace (at) with @)
      5. Teachers submitting entries on behalf of their students should include
      their own name, contact information, and name and address of their school.
      6. Deadline for submissions is November 15, 2007.
      Winners will be announced at the Poets for Human Rights 2007 International
      Human Rights Day event on December 10, 2007. The winning poems for each contest
      will be read at the event.

      Winning poems and honorable mentions will be published online at the Poets
      for Human Rights website at www.poetsforhumanrights.org. and in the Map of
      Austin Poetry featured poetry supplement, archived at
      groups.yahoo.com/group/mapofaustinpoetry.

      Poets for Human Rights was co-founded in 2005 by Larry Jaffe and Stazja
      McFadyen, who recognize that it is the nature of poets to lead the way for
      humanity. There are nearly 200 members internationally.



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