poetry contest: Portland Pen
- TWENTY-THIRD ANNUAL
PORTLAND PEN POETRY CONTEST
The Portland Branch of NLAPW
DEADLINE: November 7, 2009 (postmarked)
ENTRY FEE: $5 per poem (check or money orderno cash)
$4 per poem if entries received by August 31st
AWARDS: First Place $150; Second Place $50; Third Place $25
Any form; any style; 40 line limit strictly enforced. No e-mail or fax entries. One poem per page; two-page poems must be stapled together.
Two copies of each typed or computer-printed poem should be single-spaced with no photos or decorations. Copy one must have your name, complete address, telephone number and/or e-mail address in the upper right-hand corner. Copy two no identification.
Poems must be in English, the original work of the author, unpublished in any form, and not a winner beyond Finalist or Honorable Mention in any other contest.
The Contest is open to adult men and women, except members of the Portland Branch, National League of American Pen Women.
No poems will be returned. All rights revert to the author.
First, Second, and Third Place Winning Poems will be published in ThePortland Pen, the newsletter of the NLAPW, Portland Branch.
Honorable Mentions will be awarded by certificate as merited.
Please tell us where you discovered our contest.
Send a SASE for the Winner's List.
Send TO: Portland Branch, NLAPW
Joan A. McLaren Henson
12356 SW King George Drive
King City, OR 97224
Questions? E-mail <mwjhenson(at)msn.com> (replace (at) with @)