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  • crwropps@aol.com
    The International Reuben Rose Memorial Poetry Competition http://www.poetry-voices.8m.com/competition.htm This international competition is in memory of Reuben
    Message 1 of 7 , Jun 2, 2007
      The International Reuben Rose Memorial Poetry Competition
      http://www.poetry-voices.8m.com/competition.htm

      This international competition is in memory of Reuben Rose (1921-1989),
      former Editor and one of the founding members of Voices Israel. Reuben Rose
      believed in encouraging new poets and helping as many people as possible to enjoy the
      language of poetry. Year 2007 marks the 18th Annual Competition in his honor;
      judges are always known published poets.

      About the judging, prizes and other info...
      About the judging: Anonymously by our next judge for the 18th. Reuben Rose
      Poetry Contest, who is Doug Holder,  a graduate of Harvard University, and hails
      from Boston, Mass, 
      " Doug Holder is the publisher and founder of the IBBETSON STREET PRESS of
      Somerville, Mass. His poetry and articles have been widely published in the
      small press. The former president of Stone Soup Poets in Boston, Mass, Holder is
      currently on the faculty of Newton Community Education. Since 1989 he has run
      poetry groups for psychiatric patients at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass. He
      is currently the Arts/Editor for THE SOMERVILLE NEWS, the Boston editor for
      Poesy magazine, and a regular contributor the SMALL PRESS REVIEW." 
      (for more information, see his website,
      www.http://www.authorsden.com/douglasholder)
      Prizes: First Prize US$300; Second Prize US$150; Third Prize US$100; Fourth
      Prize US$50; Honorable Mentions.
      Notification: Personally, to winners only. The results will be announced by
      end-November. Results are also published in the Voices Israel monthly
      Newsletter. Winning poems are collated as a group and distributed with the annual
      Voices Israel anthology.
      A public reading of the poems is held in Israel at a special evening devoted
      to poetry.
      The evening will be in Israel in December of the year of the competition. The
      judge opens the evening with a short lecture and readings. This is followed
      by the poets of the winning and commended poems reading their poems. However,
      overseas poets are not re-imbursed for any costs involved if they themselves
      wish to be present at such an evening.
      WORKSHOP: The judge usually vists Israel around year's end, and leads a
      workshop, held in the center of the country. 

      Submission Rules
      Poetry Format & Content:
      The competition is general and not necessarily on Jewish or Israeli subjects.
      Challenging, humorous and/or curious poetry is welcome.
      Poems should be unpublished, no more than 40 lines, submitted in duplicate,
      as follows:
      One copy should have NO identifying information
      One copy should have your name and address written on it
      Enclose a cover letter providing the name(s) of the poem(s) submitted, with
      your full name, address, and phone number.
      Poems are judged anonymously; none will be returned. You may enter as many
      poems as you wish (payment quoted is for each poem!).
      Please note that poems arriving after the Closing Date are automatically
      entered into the next year's contest. Poems are thus never 'lost'.  POEMS are
      preferably submitted as a WORD document. 
      Deadline:    All poems must be received by 7th. October, 2007.
      Cost:    15 NIS per poem; US$5.00 per poem; or 3 pounds UK (£)  per poem
                   (these currencies only, payment by cash or check).
      Receipt of your poems is acknowledged if accompanied by S.A.S.E. or three
      stamped IRCs.

      Submit your competition poetry to...
      Voices Israel (Poetry Competition)
      J. Dicks
      POB 236
      28101 Kiriat Ata
       Israel
      (please make checks payable to Voices Israel).



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    • crwropps@aol.com
      The International Reuben Rose Memorial Poetry Competition http://www.poetry-voices.8m.com/competition.htm This international competition is in memory of Reuben
      Message 2 of 7 , Jul 26, 2007
        The International Reuben Rose Memorial Poetry Competition
        http://www.poetry-voices.8m.com/competition.htm

        This international competition is in memory of Reuben Rose (1921-1989),
        former
        Editor and one of the founding members of Voices Israel. Reuben Rose believed
        in
        encouraging new poets and helping as many people as possible to enjoy the
        language of poetry. Year 2007 marks the 18th Annual Competition in his honor;
        judges are always known published poets.

        About the judging, prizes and other info...

        About the judging: Anonymously by our next judge for the 18th. Reuben Rose
        Poetry Contest, who is Doug Holder,  a graduate of Harvard University, and
        hails
        from Boston, Mass,
        " Doug Holder is the publisher and founder of the IBBETSON STREET PRESS of
        Somerville, Mass. His poetry and articles have been widely published in the
        small
        press. The former president of Stone Soup Poets in Boston, Mass, Holder is
        currently
        on the faculty of Newton Community Education. Since 1989 he has run poetry
        groups for psychiatric patients at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass. He is
        currently
        the Arts/Editor for THE SOMERVILLE NEWS, the Boston editor for Poesy
        magazine,
        and a regular contributor the SMALL PRESS REVIEW."
        (for more information, see his website, www.http://www.authorsden.com/
        douglasholder)

        Prizes: First Prize US$300; Second Prize US$150; Third Prize US$100; Fourth
        Prize
        US$50; Honorable Mentions.

        Notification: Personally, to winners only. The results will be announced by
        end-
        November. Results are also published in the Voices Israel monthly Newsletter.
        Winning poems are collated as a group and distributed with the annual Voices
        Israel
        anthology.

        A public reading of the poems is held in Israel at a special evening devoted
        to
        poetry.
        The evening will be in Israel in December of the year of the competition. The
        judge
        opens the evening with a short lecture and readings. This is followed by the
        poets of
        the winning and commended poems reading their poems. However, overseas poets
        are not re-imbursed for any costs involved if they themselves wish to be
        present at
        such an evening.

        WORKSHOP: The judge usually vists Israel around year's end, and leads a
        workshop,
        held in the center of the country.

        Submission Rules

        Poetry Format & Content:

        The competition is general and not necessarily on Jewish or Israeli subjects.
        Challenging, humorous and/or curious poetry is welcome.
        Poems should be unpublished, no more than 40 lines, submitted in duplicate,
        as
        follows:
        One copy should have NO identifying information
        One copy should have your name and address written on it
        Enclose a cover letter providing the name(s) of the poem(s) submitted, with
        your full
        name, address, and phone number.
        Poems are judged anonymously; none will be returned. You may enter as many
        poems as you wish (payment quoted is for each poem!).

        Please note that poems arriving after the Closing Date are automatically
        entered into
        the next year's contest. Poems are thus never 'lost'.  POEMS are preferably
        submitted
        as a WORD document.

        Deadline:    All poems must be received by 7th October, 2007.

        Cost:   
        15 NIS per poem; US$5.00 per poem; or 3 pounds UK (£)  per poem; or 4
        Euros (€) per poem.
        (these currencies only, payment by cash or check).

        Receipt of your poems is acknowledged if accompanied by S.A.S.E. or three
        stamped
        IRCs.

        Submit your competition poetry to...

        Voices Israel (Poetry Competition)
        J. Dicks
        POB 236
        28101 Kiriat Ata
        Israel
        (please make checks payable to Voices Israel).



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      • crwropps@aol.com
        The Reuben Rose Annual Poetry Competition http://www.freewebs.com/voicesisrael/annualcompetition.htm Prizes for the Reuben Rose Competition have been raised. *
        Message 3 of 7 , Aug 20 8:18 AM
          The Reuben Rose Annual Poetry Competition
          http://www.freewebs.com/voicesisrael/annualcompetition.htm

          Prizes for the Reuben Rose Competition have been raised.
          * First prize is US$500
          * Second prize is US$200
          * Third prize, US$100-.
          You may submit an unlimited number of poems to the Reuben Rose Competition at a
          fee of US$5 / NIS15 each. This applies to members of Voices Israel and
          non-members alike.

          The deadline for submissions is 7th October each year.

          The 2009 Competition is now open for entries!
          Submission Guidelines
          * The competition is general and not necessarily on Jewish or Israeli
          subjects.
          * Challenging, humorous and/or curious poetry is welcome.
          * Poems should be unpublished, no more than 40 lines, not including stanza
          breaks and title.
          * Submit two copies of each poem. Each poem must be on a separate page. One
          copy of each poem should have NO identifying information, the second copy should
          have your name and address written on it
          * Enclose a cover letter providing the name(s) of the poem(s) submitted,
          with your full name, address, and phone number.
          * Poems are judged anonymously; none will be returned
          * Poems arriving after the closing date will be automatically entered into
          the next year's contest.
          * Poems are preferably submitted as a WORD documents.
          * Deadline: Competition poems must be received by 7th. October, each year.
          Entries to the next compet
          ition will be accepted as from August 1st 2009.
          * Cost: 15 NIS per poem; US$5.00 per poem; or 3 pounds UK (£) per poem; or
          4 Euros (€) per poem (these currencies only, payment by cash or check - please
          make checks payable to Voices Israel).
          * Receipt of your poems is acknowledged if accompanied by S.A.S.E. or three
          stamped IRCs.

          Submit your competition poetry to...
          Voices Israel (Reuben Rose Competition)
          J. Dicks
          POB 236
          28101 Kiriat Ata
          Israel




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        • aejos
          26th annual Reuben Rose Poetry Competition Entries must be received no later than September 15th, 2015. Judges: John Smelcer of the USA Bill Freedman of
          Message 4 of 7 , Jun 15, 2015

            26th annual Reuben Rose Poetry Competition

            Entries must be received no later than September 15th, 2015.

            Judges: John Smelcer of the USA
            Bill Freedman of Israel, last year’s second prize winner
            Gretti Izak of Israel, last year’s third prize winner

            First prize is $500, second prize is $150, third prize is $50.

            Ten honorable mentions are awarded.

            Prizewinners and all honorable mentions will be published in the Voices Israel 2016 poetry anthology.

            Full guidelines and submission details athttp://www.voicesisrael.com/reubenrosecompetition.htm


          • aejos
            The Voices Israel Group of Poets in English announces the 26th annual Reuben Rose Poetry Competition Entries must be received by Sept 15th, 2015. Judges: John
            Message 5 of 7 , Aug 12 10:40 AM

              The Voices Israel Group of Poets in 
              English announces the 26th annual 
              Reuben Rose Poetry Competition
              Entries must be received by Sept 15th, 2015.
              Judges:  John Smelcer of the USA
              Bill Freedman of Israel , last year’s 
              second prize winner Gretti Izak of 
              Israel, last year’s third prize winner
              First prize is $500, second prize is $150, 
              third prize is $50.  Ten honorable mentions 
              are awarded.  Prizewinners and all 
              honorable mentions will be published in 
              the Voices Israel 2016 poetry anthology.
              Entries may deal with any topic.
              Focus need not be Jewish or Israeli.
              Challenging, humorous, and/or eccentric 
              poetry is welcome, but typographical 
              tricks are discouraged. Poems should be 
              unpublished.  Maximum length is 40 lines, 
              including stanza breaks but not including 
              title.  Poems are judged without the 
              poets’ names.  Submission period:  
              Entries must be received no earlier 
              than June 15th, 2015, and no later than 
              September 15th, 2015.  Fees for Voices 
              Israel members:  US$5.00 ( NIS 20) for 
              one poem,  $10 ( NIS 40) for 3 poems,
              $15 ( NIS 60) for 6 poems.
              Fees for non members:  
              US$6.00 ( NIS 24) for one poem, 
              $12 ( NIS 48) for 3 poems,
              $18 ( NIS 69) for 6 poems.
              Submission by email only.
              Payment by check only.
              Full guidelines and submission details 
              at 
              http://www.voicesisrael.com/reubenrosecompetition.htm


            • aejos
              The Voices Israel Group of Poets in English announces the 26th annual Reuben Rose Poetry Competition. Entries must be received no earlier than June 15th,
              Message 6 of 7 , Sep 10, 2015

                The Voices Israel Group of Poets in English 
                announces the 26th annual Reuben Rose 
                Poetry Competition.  Entries must be received 
                no earlier than June 15th, 2015, and no later 
                than September 15th, 2015.  Judges:  John 
                Smelcer of the USA, Bill Freedman of Israel, 
                last year’s second prize winner, Gretti Izak 
                of Israel, last year’s third prize winner.
                First prize is $500, second prize is $150, 
                third prize is $50.  Ten honorable mentions 
                are awarded. Prizewinners and all honorable 
                mentions will be published in the Voices 
                Israel 2016 poetry anthology.  Entries may 
                deal with any topic.  Focus need not be 
                Jewish or Israeli.  Challenging, humorous, 
                and/or eccentric poetry is welcome, but 
                typographical tricks are discouraged.
                Poems should be unpublished.  Maximum length 
                is 40 lines, including stanza breaks but not 
                including title. Poems are judged without 
                the poets’ names.  Submission period:  
                Entries must be received no earlier than 
                June 15th, 2015, and no later than 
                September 15th, 2015.  Fees for Voices 
                Israel members:  US$5.00 (NIS 20) for 
                one poem,  $10 (NIS 40) for 3 poems,
                $15 (NIS 60) for 6 poems.
                Fees for non members: 
                US$6.00 (NIS 24) for one poem,
                $12 (NIS 48) for 3 poems,
                $18 (NIS 69) for 6 poems.
                Submission by email only.
                Payment by check only.
                Full guidelines and submission details at 
                http://www.voicesisrael.com/reubenrosecompetition.htm


              • aejos
                27TH REUBEN ROSE POETRY COMPETITION The Voices Israel Group of Poets in English announces the 27th annual Reuben Rose Poetry Competition. Entries must be
                Message 7 of 7 , Sep 7, 2016

                  27TH REUBEN ROSE POETRY COMPETITION
                  The Voices Israel Group of Poets in English announces the 27th annual Reuben Rose Poetry Competition.  Entries must be received no earlier than July 15th  2016, and no later than September 30th 2016.  Judges: Overseas Judge - Clem Cairns of Ireland Clem is founder and director of Fish Publishing in Cork , Ireland which offers a variety of resources for writers, from literary competitions to writing courses and editorial support. Clem runs an annual poetry competition and publishes the winners in the Fish Anthology, launched during the West Cork Literary Festival in Bantry, West Cork , Ireland .  Johnmichael Simon of Israel, last year’s Reuben Rose first prize winner Helen Bar-Lev of Israel, last year’s Reuben Rose second prize winner. First prize is $500, second prize is $150, third prize is $50. Ten honorable mentions are awarded.
                  Prizewinners and all honorable mentions
                  will be published in the Voices Israel 2016
                  poetry anthology.  Entries may deal with any topic.
                  Focus need not be Jewish or Israeli. Challenging,
                  humorous, and/or eccentric poetry is welcome,
                  but typographical tricks are discouraged.
                  Poems should be unpublished (in print and online).
                  Maximum length is 41 lines, including stanza breaks
                  but not including title.  Poems are judged without
                  the poets’ names. Please omit your names from
                  files submitted.  Entry Fees:  US$6.00 for one poem,
                  US$12 for 3 poems, US$18 for 6 poems.
                  Submission and payment via “Submittable”. Click
                  the link to submit directly:
                  https://voicesisrael.submittable.com/submit

                   

                  https://voicesisrael.submittable.com/submit
                  Or see full guidelines and submission details at
                  http://www.voicesisrael.com/reubenrosecompetition.htm http://www.voicesisrael.com/reubenrosecompetition.htm


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