Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Poetry Competition: Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards

2010 Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards
An annual series of awards to encourage poets to explore & illuminate positive visions of peace and the human spirit

ELIGIBILITY: The contest is open to people worldwide. Poems must be original, unpublished, and in English.

AWARDS DEADLINE: All entries must be postmarked by July 1, 2010

Adults - $1,000
Youth (13 to 18) - $200
Youth (12 and under) - $200

We award Honorable Mentions in each category.


1. Send 2 copies of up to 3 typed unpublished poems. Maximum of 30 lines per poem.
2. Include name, address, email, telephone number, and age (if youth) in upper right hand corner of one copy of each poem.
3. Title each poem.
4. Do not staple individual poems together.
5. Please keep copies of all entries as we will be unable to return them.

Any entry that does not adhere to ALL of the contest rules will not be considered for a prize.

FEE: $15 for up to three poems for Adult entries.
$5 for up to three poems for Youth (13 to 18) entries.
No fee for Youth (12 and under) entries.

Judging will be done by a committee of poets selected by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. Copies of the winning poems from previous
years are posted on our website

Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards
PMB 121
1187 Coast Village Road, Suite 1
Santa Barbara, CA 93108-2794

Winners will be announced by October 1, 2010 on the Foundation’s Website. Winners will also be notified by mail.

The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation reserves the right to publish and distribute the award winning poems, including honorable mentions.

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation ● www.wagingpeace.org
Tel: 805-965-3443 ● Fax: 805-568-0466

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