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  • crwropps@aol.com
    In the spirit of poetry, a literary form reliant upon small gestures of language small spaces of silence — In solidarity with the people of St. Lucia, a
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 28, 2011
      In the spirit of poetry, a literary form reliant upon
      small gestures of language
      small spaces of silence —

      In solidarity with the people of St. Lucia,
      a small Caribbean Island still reeling from Hurricane Tomas —

      dirtcakes announces the First Annual Poetry Benefit Contest open to all
      writers.
      http://dirtcakes.wordpress.com/poetry-contest/

      We invite poetry that celebrates the small, the individual, the
      overlooked.

      Contest winner will receive $100 and publication in an upcoming issue
      of dirtcakes.
      Winner will be announced on April 5, 2011 during a dirtcakes-sponsored
      Evening of Poetry and Music, one of the National Poetry Month events
      scheduled at Chapman University, Orange, CA.

      Poet Lynne Thompson will read the winning poem.

      All funds received will be donated to the St. Lucia Red Cross.

      Entry fee: $10
      Entries must be received by March 21, 2011, 5 p.m. PST. An entry
      consists of a poem(s) up to 3 pages. Multiple entries are acceptable.

      HOW TO SUBMIT:
      Provide a cover letter with poet’s name, contact information, and
      poetry title(s).
      Poems should appear on a separate page(s) without poet’s name.

      Send cover letter and poetry to <dirtcakespoetry(at)gmail.com> (replace
      (at) with @ in sending e-mail). Subject line: Contest Entry.

      Click on link at
      http://dirtcakes.wordpress.com/poetry-contest/

      to submit your entry fee. Sorry, no submission will be considered
      without entry fee.
      If you don’t have a PayPal account, you may use your credit card at
      this same link.
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