Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Poetry Competition: The Consequence Prize

CONSEQUENCE magazine's 2012 Prize in Poetry

Each year a distinguished poet is invited to select the winner of The Consequence Prize in Poetry. The award for best poem on the subject of war includes a cash prize of $200. The winning poet and three finalists will have their work published in the Spring 2013 issue of CONSEQUENCE Magazine, and receive two copies of the magazine.

This year Fred Marchant will select the winning poem.

Guidelines: Please observe these guidelines carefully.

There is no entry fee.

The poem(s) should address the subject of war.

Please submit no more than three poems of any length.

Submissions for the contest may be emailed to:

Consequence.Mag(at)gmail.com (Replace (at) with @).

Please write "Poetry Contest" in the subject line of your email. You can also submit by mail to:

PO Box 323
Cohasset, MA 02025-0323
Attention Poetry Editor.

Please write "Poetry Contest" in the subject line of your cover letter.

If you submit multiple poems, each must begin on a separate page. Include your name and contact information in a cover letter only. Please do not identify yourself on the page(s) containing your poem.

In your cover letter include a short biography of no more than 75 words.

Your submission must be received by October 1, 2012.

If you submit by regular mail, and you want confirmation that your entry has been received, please include a self-addressed, stamped post card. If you want mailed, original copies returned, include a SASE.

On or after November 25, 2012 visit our website to see the winning poet's work, and the names of the three finalists. Due to the large number of submissions, the announcement on our website will be the only notice of contest results.

We look forward to reading your poems.

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