poetry contest: Illinois State Poetry Society
- Illinois State Poetry Society18th Annual Contest. Categories: 1) free verse 2), formal verse --please identify form, 3) a poem on Personal Growth (physical, mental, emotional or spiritual). Prizes $50, $30, $10 & three Hon.Men. Maximum length one standard page. Type size 12 or 14 pt. Original poems in English only. Submit two copies of each poem; first copy with ID (name/address/e-mail) and category in upper left hand corner; second copy with category only. Entry fee: Non-members, $6.00 for up to 3 poems, $1.00 each additional poem. ISPS members, $3.00 up to 5 poems, $1.00 each additional poem. Payable to Illinois State Poetry Society. No simultaneous submissions, poems which have won monetary awards or been published. Poems not returned. Send submissions to: William Vollrath, ISPS Poetry Contest Chair, 6818 Osage Ave., Downers Grove, Il, 60516. Entries must be postmarked by Nov. 10, 2011. Winners' names posted on ISPS website, illinoispoets.org by Dec. 20.
For further information please visit
630 963 5818, <wgvollrath(at)aol.com> (replace (at) with @ in sending e-mail)
Complete guidelines for the 21st Annual Illinois State Poetry Society are now available at
Contest deadline: October 15, 2014
Poetry Contest sponsored by Illinois State Poetry Society
Multiple genres, open to members and nonmembers.
Deadline: September 10, 2015
Go to this link to download brochure:
Visit link above for contest rules
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2015
- Poetry Contest: Illinois State Poetry Societyhttp://www.illinoispoets.orgDeadline: September 10, 2015Open to members and non-members
Download contest brochure here:http://www.illinoispoets.org/pdf/2015-isps-contest-brochure.pdf