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Call for poems — Beer, Wine, & Spirits Anthology (Deadline May 31, 2017)
Call for poems — Beer, Wine, & Spirits Anthology (Deadline May 31, 2017) @ World Enough Writers Beer, Wine, & Spirits Anthology
Apr 10 all-day
Beer, Wine, & Spirits Poetry Anthology edited by James Bertolino to be published by World Enough Writers. See website for details. http://worldenoughwriters.com/BeerWineAndSpirits.htm (Deadline May 31, 2017)Like this:Like Loading...
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Call for Poems: Step Into Poetry (Deadline May 5, 2017) 12:00 am
Call for Poems: Step Into Poetry (Deadline May 5, 2017) @ City of Eugene
Apr 12 @ 12:00 am
Wordcrafters seeks short writing from local writers, reflecting on life in Eugene–-past, present, or future! All writers are welcome–published, unpublished, professional, amateur, any age. Selected poetry will be featured in the new generation of Step Into Poetry, a series exhibited … Continue reading
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Sandy Library Poetry Slam 7:00 pm
Sandy Library Poetry Slam @ Sandy Public Library
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm
Published poets, wannabe poets, poets of all shapes and sizes: The Library’s having a Poetry Slam in April, with lots of cool prizes! With Scott Poole to emcee Who knows? You might be the winner – we’re full of surprises! … Continue reading
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Step Into Poetry Call for submissions — Deadline May 5, 2017 12:00 am
Step Into Poetry Call for submissions — Deadline May 5, 2017 @ Wordcrafters In Eugene
Apr 19 @ 12:00 am
Wordcrafters Eugene is calling for submissions of poetry for their Step Into Poetry project. The deadline for submission is May 5th, 2017. All of the submission details can be found on their website, wordcraftersineugene.org/stepinto Here are the hightlights: Wordcrafters seeks … Continue reading
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Call for Poems: Step Into Poetry (Deadline May 5, 2017) @ City of Eugene
May 5 @ 12:00 am

Wordcrafters seeks short writing from local writers, reflecting on life in Eugene–-past, present, or future! All writers are welcome–published, unpublished, professional, amateur, any age. Selected poetry will be featured in the new generation of Step Into Poetry, a series exhibited in the stairwells of downtown Eugene parking garages.

Submitted poems must celebrate or reflect on life in the Eugene area, and must be no longer than 150 words and/or 20 lines. For more information, visit wordcraftersineugene.org/stepinto

Deadline: May 5, 2017

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Big Wave Poetry Fest @ Florence Events Center
May 12 all-day

Spoken Word Poetry Contest. Cash prizes: 1st-$500, 2nd- $250, Best in category: Humor ($100), Nature ($100), Personal Reflections ($100), and Social Commentary ($100)
$15 entry fee. Limit- 30 poets. Sign up at www.fraaoregon.org under Big Wave Poetry Fest.

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Call for Poems: Current Political Situation @ Bob Hill Publishing
May 20 all-day

We are calling for Oregon poets to submit their work to Bob Hill
Publishing, Inc. for be considered for inclusion in a collection of poetry.
All profits after publisher’s expenses are met, will be donated to benefit
the work of the ACLU.
The subject will be your reaction to the current political climate, bigotry,
climate change or other recent events that impact people in general, and
Oregonians in particular.
Please keep your poem under three pages. Please be careful about your
language, as we prefer that you not use x-rated words. While we honor
your right of free speech, be aware that any profanity used must be
necessary to the message of the poem. Otherwise, we will look for your
passion and concern. Number the pages and put your name on every
page. Poems must be typed, single-spaced is fine. One poem per page,
one column per page. Use a 12-point font New Times Roman or
Helvetica, no fancy fonts, please.
This will be a print volume available at independent bookstores in OR. If
your poem is included in the volume, you will receive a complimentary
copy of the book.
Your poem will considered on its merits by a team of judges, chosen by
the publisher.
We look forward to receiving your poetry. All work will be considered.
Deadline: May 20, 2017
Send your poems to
Bob Hill Publishing, Inc.
pathwaysbh@gmail.com

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Call for poems — Beer, Wine, & Spirits Anthology (Deadline May 31, 2017) @ World Enough Writers Beer, Wine, & Spirits Anthology
May 31 all-day

Beer, Wine, & Spirits Poetry Anthology edited by James Bertolino to be published by World Enough Writers. See website for details. http://worldenoughwriters.com/BeerWineAndSpirits.htm (Deadline May 31, 2017)

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Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest Open for Submissions
Jun 1 @ 12:00 am

Dear Friend of the Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest, in partnership with the Great River Shakespeare Festival in Winona, MN:

Just a brief note—although I know some of you are already aware from internet or other sources—our Sonnet Contest for 2017 is now receiving entries, with a deadline for sonnet submissions by June 1st.

Rules and Guidelines for the 2017 Contest have been updated, with COMPLETE CONTEST INFORMATION to be found at sonnetcontest.org. In brief, over $2,000 in prizes are offered, with a $5.00 entry fee for up to 3 sonnets.

Submissions should be made through our on-line process, with payment option by PayPal or check. If this process presents a hardship, please email entries@sonnetcontest.org for instructions for entering by mail.

To encourage participation, new this year there is no fee for entrants in the 17 and Under category. Last year’s contest was hugely successful and in 2017 we anticipate even greater participation!

We look forward to receiving your entries this year as well, and Good Fortune in your sonnet writing.

Ted Haaland, Director