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    TWENTY-THIRD ANNUAL PORTLAND PEN POETRY CONTEST By The Portland Branch of NLAPW DEADLINE: November 7, 2009 (postmarked) ENTRY FEE: $5 per
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      TWENTY-THIRD ANNUAL
      PORTLAND PEN POETRY CONTEST
      By
      The Portland Branch of NLAPW


      DEADLINE: November 7, 2009 (postmarked)

      ENTRY FEE: $5 per poem (check or money order—no cash)
      $4 per poem if entries received by August 31st

      AWARDS: First Place $150; Second Place $50; Third Place $25

      CONTEST RULES:

      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      Poems must be in English, the original work of the author, unpublished in any form, and not a winner beyond Finalist or Honorable Mention in any other contest.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 @)
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