ARTISTS EMBASSY INTERNATIONAL'S SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL
DANCING POETRY CONTEST
Deadline May 15, 2012
Over $1,000 in prize money to be awarded
All DPF prize winners will receive a prize certificate suitable for framing, a ticket to the Dancing Poetry Festival 2011, and be invited to read their prize winning poem at the 2011 Dancing Poetry Festival, time and location to be announced.
Three Grand Prizes will receive $100 each plus the poems will be danced, and videotaped for you.
Each Grand Prize Winner will be invited onstage for photo ops with the dancers and a bow in the lime light.
Six First Prizes will receive $50 each
Twelve Second Prizes will receive $25 each
Thirty Third Prizes will receive $10 each
Line Limit: 40 lines maximum each poem. No limit on number of entries
Send TWO typed, clear copies of each entry
Show name, address, telephone number, e-mail and how you heard about us on ONE copy only
(The anonymous copy goes to the judges. Judges decisions are final.)
Poems must be in English or include English translation
Entry Fee: One poem for $5 or 3 poems for $10
Make checks out to Artists Embassy International
Poets outside the USA, please send an international postal money order in US dollars or US currency
No poems will be returned.
Send all entries and fees postmarked by May 15, 2012, to
AEI Contest Chair, Judy Cheung
704 Brigham Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Winning a grand prize includes your permission for Artists Embassy International to publish your poem in print or on-line
with your credits for publicity involving the Dancing Poetry Festival. All other rights remain with the author.
Judges are members of AEI and represent poets, dancers, artists, and musicians with international credits.
Winners will be announced by August 1, 2012.
Early submissions are appreciated by the staff. Thank you. We look forward to seeing your work.