sonnet contest: Measure
- Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award
Final Judge: David Middleton
Deadline: November 15, 2009
Sponsored by The Formalist
Competition Rules for the 16th annual Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award:
Sonnets must be original and unpublished. No translations. Writers may enter as many sonnets as they wish. Sonnet sequences are acceptable, but each sonnet will be considered individually. Entry fee: $3 per sonnet made payable to The Formalist. Author's name, address, phone number, and e-mail address (if available) should be typed on theback of each entry.
Final Judge for the 2009 competition will be David Middleton. The winning poem and the poems of eleven finalists will be published in the 2010 spring issue of Measure.
Entries must be sent to the address below and postmarked no later than November 15, 2009. Enclose an SASE if you would like to be notified of the contest results. Entries cannot be returned.
Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award
320 Hunter Drive
Evansville, IN 47711
Make all checks payable to The Formalist. Entry fees from outside the U.S. must be paid in cash (U.S. dollars) or by a check drawn on a U.S. bank.
Please note: These are the complete guidelines. Thank you.
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