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  • Barbara Jane Reyes
    California State Poetry Society deadline FOR ANNUAL CONTEST EXTENDED TO July 15, 2008. Send entries between March 1- July 15, 2008 to: Maura Harvey, CSPS
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      California State Poetry Society

      deadline FOR ANNUAL CONTEST

      EXTENDED TO July 15, 2008.

      Send entries between March 1- July 15, 2008 to:

      Maura Harvey, CSPS Annual Chair,

      P.O. Box 2672, Del Mar, CA 92014.



      Eligibility: Open to all poets in the United States.

      Prizes: 1st--$100; 2nd--$50; 3rd--$25. Ten Honorable Mentions.

      Judge: Judging by one or more independent professional poet(s).

      SASEs: Please include a SASE (self-addressed, stamped envelope)

      if you wish to receive the list of winning poems. You will not

      otherwise hear from the contest judge unless you include a SASE.

      Fee: $3.00 per poem entered. Check or money order in US funds

      only, made payable to CSPS. NO LIMIT on number of entries. Note:

      If a poem does not meet qualifications as listed below, fee(s) will not

      be returned but the poem will be submitted of consideration for

      publication in the California Quarterly (CQ).



      Publication in CQ: All entries will be considered after the contest

      for publication in CQ. You will not hear from us unless your poem

      has been accepted by CQ for publication. The first through third

      place winners are guaranteed publication in CQ.



      Rules: ++ Any form any theme, 50 line limit per poem.

      ++ Single space, one page only, 8 1/2x11 inch, white paper only,

      one side of paper only. No paper clips, folding of poems

      individually, or staples.++ Two copies of each poem; one with

      name and address in upper left corner, and one without for

      judge's copy.

      ++ Poems must be original and unpublished, in English,

      not awarded a monetary prize, and not illustrated.

      ++ Give us a chance with your poems until October 15, 2008,

      after that feel free to submit to other contests, or for publication

      elsewhere unless your poem was accepted by us. Keep copies

      of your entries; poems will not be returned after judging and

      after consideration for publication in CQ.

      ++ Decisions of judges are final. Winners will be notified

      by mail with prizes enclosed by July 15, 2008. For a winner's

      list send SASE.

      ++ In addition to prizes, copy of CQ will be included upon

      publication.



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