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    PSM INTERNATIONAL POETRY CONTEST 2007 http://www.nfsps.com/mi/contests.html The annual Poetry Society of Michigan International Poetry Contest is open to poets
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 4 7:04 AM
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      PSM INTERNATIONAL POETRY CONTEST 2007
      http://www.nfsps.com/mi/contests.html

      The annual Poetry Society of Michigan International Poetry Contest is open to
      poets across the globe. One neither has to reside in the state of Michigan
      nor be or become a member of the organization to enter.
      Entries must be accompanied with a check or money order payable to Poetry
      Society of Michigan (or PSM) and mailed to:

      PSM Contest Coordinator
      c/o Liberty R. O. Daniels
      Post Office Box 5464
      Columbus, Mississippi 39704


      ***DEADLINE IS JULY  1, 2007

      Winners are selected/notified by July 31. Winning poems are published in
      PENINSULA POETS.  Unless otherwise notified, prizes are $75, $50, and $25 for
      first, second, and third place in Category 1-Premier, and $25, $20, and $15 for
      first, second, and third place in all other categories.


      PSM CONTEST CATEGORIES

      Category 1-Premier PSM Open
      Category 2-Humor
      Category 3-Nature (wonders of)
      Category 4-Religious (challenge or illuminate)
      Category 5-Family, Friends, and Children (about)
      Category 6-Love Songs, Blues, and Other Personal Lyrics
      Category 7-Free Verse (any subject)
      Category 8-Rhyming Verse (any subject)

      PSM CONTEST FEES


      There is a $4.00 entry donation per poem for members for Category 1-Premier 
      and a $5.00 entry donation per poem for nonmembers.
      The entry donation for Categories 2-8 is $2.00 per poem for members and $3
      per poem for nonmembers.


      PSM CONTEST JUDGES


      These are to be announced at a later time.

      PSM CONTEST RULES / REGULATION

           1.  Poems that have won a previous PSM contest may not be submitted
      again.
           2.  Only one poem may be entered in each category.
           3.  The same poem may not be entered in more than one category.
           4.  Entries may be in any form, and both rhyme and meter are acceptable,
      but should observe
                 the 50-line limit.
           5.  Entries must be the entrant's own work and may not be previously
      published, or entered in a contest elsewhere.
           6.  Entries are to be typed, single-spaced, preferably to fit the book
      format (5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inch) since that is the format in which     
                 they appear in the contest issue. Entrants should make their own
      line breaks to fit onto a 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inch page, not an
                8-1/2 x 11.    NOTE: Regardless of the book format, please submit
      all entries in portrait (not landscape) position on 8-1/2 x 11
                inch paper.
           7.  Two (2) copies of each poem are to be entered:
                 a. The first copy must contain the category number and category
      name in the upper left
                      corner with the entrant's full name, complete mailing
      address, area code and telephone
                      number, and email address (if available) in the upper right
      corner, and the poem's title
                      and the poem below.

                b. The second copy must contain only the category number and
      category name in the
                     upper left corner, and the poem's title and the poem below.
      1.  No poems are returned.
      2.  Awarding of prizes is at the discretion of the judges.
      3.  Winning poems appear in the fall issue of Peninsula Poets.
      4.  Deadline for submissions is July 1, 2007.

      5.  Entrants may enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) to receive
      an advance list of winners.

      For more information, contact PSM Contest Coordinator Liberty R. O. Daniels
      at P. O. Box 5464,
      Columbus, Mississippi 39704 or you may call 313-330-9274 or 662-240-0232.
       




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    • aejos
      PSM POETRY CONTEST 2015 https://poetrysocietyofmichigan.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/2015-psm-contest-brochure.pdf
      Message 2 of 2 , May 26
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        PSM POETRY CONTEST 2015
        https://poetrysocietyofmichigan.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/2015-psm-contest-brochure.pdf https://poetrysocietyofmichigan.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/2015-psm-contest-brochure.pdf

        The PSM contests are open to poets across the globe. Postmark must be on or between May 15, 2015 and August 1, 2015. Enter any of the categories.

        Guidelines:
        https://poetrysocietyofmichigan.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/2015-psm-contest-brochure.pdf

        Entries must be accompanied by check or money order made payable to:
        Poetry Society of Michigan and mailed to:
        PSM Contest Coordinator
        James F. Ahearn
        536 Hill St.
        Rochester, MI 48307
        DEADLINE is August 1, 2015
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