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    2010 Poetry That Moves Contest http://www.highlandparkpoetry.org/images/2010_Moving_Poetry.pdf Amateur, semi-professional and professional poets of all ages
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      2010 Poetry That Moves Contest
      http://www.highlandparkpoetry.org/images/2010_Moving_Poetry.pdf









      Amateur, semi-professional and professional poets of all ages living, working or


      studying in Illinois are invited to submit original poetry. Poems must be no more


      than 16 lines. There is no theme or poetic form required – it is the poet’s choice.


      Inspire us!





      Poetry submissions will be selected by a “blind” jury for exhibition on North Shore


      PACE buses in 2010. Up to twelve poems will be selected for display – one poem


      per month. Highland Park Poetry will host a reception honoring the selected poets


      (TBD). Selected poetry will also be featured on the Muses’ Gallery of Highland


      Park Poetry website throughout 2010. Poets will receive one (1) copy of the


      printed poem card created for the PACE buses.





      Deadline: Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. is the deadline.


      Submissions must be received by that date.





      Number of Submissions: There is a reading fee of $5 to submit up to three (3)


      poems. Check or Money Order payable to Highland Park Poetry.





      Submissions by U.S. Mail: Send poem(s), completed/signed Entry/Release Form


      and reading fee to: Highland Park Poetry c/o Jennifer Dotson, 376 Park Avenue,


      Highland Park, IL 60035.





      Notification will be made to those whose work is selection for exhibition,


      publication and reading no later than December 5, 2009.





      Highland Park Poetry’s 2010 Poetry That Moves Contest Entry Form (may be copied if needed)





      Poet’s Name _________________________________________________________________________





      Mailing Address ______________________________________________________________________





      Phone ___________________________ E-mail ______________________________________








      Title(s) ______________________________________________________________________________





      Has work been previously published? ____ Yes _____ No


      If Yes,


      please indicate where & when ____________________________________________________________





      There is a reading fee of $5 to submit up to three (3) poems. Check or Money Order payable to


      Highland Park Poetry.





      How many poems are you submitting? __________________ Fee enclosed? ____________________





      Eligibility: Amateur, semi-professional and professional poets of all ages who live, work, or study in


      Illinois. Submissions:


      • Previously published poems are accepted but please indicate where and when the work appeared.


      • Original poetry of 16 lines or fewer.


      • Will not be returned.





      Release Form: Submissions must include a copy of the following completed form indicating your acknowledgement


      that (1) your submission is original and is not a copy or derivative of any other work and (2) Highland Park Poetry’s


      2010 Poetry That Moves Contest has your irrevocable permission, without restriction, to use your work in original


      form or reproduction for exhibition, advertising, educational and promotional materials for this event as well as


      other events as Highland Park Poetry may determine in its sole and absolute discretion. Reasonable care will be


      taken in handling submissions but Highland Park Poetry is not responsible for accidental damage or loss.





      PLEASE PRINT





      Title of work(s) (if any): ________________________________________________________________





      Poet’s Name: _________________________________________________________________________





      Poet’s Signature: ____________________________________________ Date: ____________________








      For Parents of Minors: I have signed the above Release on behalf of myself and my minor child





      Parent’s Name (printed)_________________________________________________________________





      Parent’s Signature ___________________________________________ Date: ____________________


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