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  • aejos
    The 2013 Frost Farm Prize Metrical Poetry Contest Open for Entries December 26, 2012, DERRY, NH -- The Trustees of the Robert Frost Farm in Derry, NH, and the
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 17, 2013
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      The 2013 Frost Farm Prize
      Metrical Poetry Contest Open for Entries
      December 26, 2012, DERRY, NH -- The Trustees of the Robert Frost Farm in Derry, NH, and the Hyla Brook Poets invite submissions for their 3rd Annual The Frost Farm Prize for metrical poetry. The winner will walk away with $1,000, publication in Evansville Review and an invitation, with honorarium, to read as part of The Hyla Brook Reading Series at the Robert Frost Farm in Derry in the summer of 2013. This year’s judge is prize-winning poet and translator Catherine Tufariello.
      Last year’s winner was Richard Meyer of Mankato, Minnesota, for his poem, "Fieldstone." The poem will appear in the 2012 edition of The Evansville Review.
      “The writing of metrical verse – the use of rhyme and/or meter – is a precise and challenging craft and we want to celebrate this art form with The Frost Farm Prize,” said Robert W. Crawford, co-founder of the Hyla Brook Poets and a Frost Farm Trustee.
      Submission guidelines are available at: http://on.fb.me/QYGrHj and


      http://robertfrostfarm.org/poetry-contest.html


      Complete Frost Farm Prize Guidelines:
      Poems must be original, unpublished and metrical (any metrical form). No translations. There is no limit to the number of poems entered by an individual, but an entry fee of $5 U.S. per poem must accompany the submission (entry fees from outside the United States must be paid in cash or by check drawn on a U.S. bank). You are welcome to submit a poem sequence (a crown of sonnets for example) but each poem will be judged individually -- please send in an entry fee for each poem in the sequence. Make checks payable to the "Trustees of the Robert Frost Farm." Please type the author's name, address, phone number and e-mail address on the back of each entry. Entries will be submitted to the judge anonymously.
      Deadline: Postmarked by April 1, 2013

      Send entries to:
      Robert Crawford
      The Frost Farm Prize
      280 Candia Rd.
      Chester, NH 03036

      Enclose a SASE for notification of the contest results. These are the complete guidelines. For more information, please see http://robertfrostfarm.org/poetry-contest.html or visit the Hyla Brook Poets Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HylaBrookPoets
      About the Frost Farm’s Hyla Brook Poets
      The Frost Farm was home to the poet and his family from 1900-1911. Crawford and co-founder Bill Gleed started The Hyla Brook Poets group in 2008 as a monthly poetry workshop. In March 2009, the monthly Hyla Brook Reading Series launched with readings by emerging poets as well as luminaries such as Maxine Kumin, David Ferry, Linda Pastan, and Sharon Olds.






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    • aejos
      The Frost Farm Prize for metrical poetry Deadline is April 1. http://robertfrostfarm.org/poetry-contest.html The Trustees of the Robert Frost Farm in Derry,
      Message 2 of 2 , Feb 18, 2014
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        The Frost Farm Prize for metrical poetry
        Deadline is April 1.

        http://robertfrostfarm.org/poetry-contest.html

        The Trustees of the Robert Frost Farm in Derry, NH, and theHyla Brook
        Poets invite submissions for their 4th Annual The Frost Farm Prize for
        metrical poetry. 
        The winner will walk away with $1,000, publication in Evansville Review
        and an invitation, with honorarium, to read aspart of The Hyla Brook
        Reading Series at the Robert Frost Farm in Derry in the summer of
        2014. 

        This year’s judgeis award-winning poet and translator Rhina Espaillat.
         Last year’s winner was Caki Wilkinson of Sewanee, Tennessee, for her
        poem, "Arts and Crafts."  

        Submission guidelines are available at:

        http://robertfrostfarm.org/poetry-contest.html.
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