Monday, March 10, 2008

2008 PENUMBRA POETRY & HAIKU CONTEST

2008 PENUMBRA
POETRY & HAIKU CONTEST
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE POSTMARKED BY JUNE 30, 2008
Sponsor web site www.tallahasseewriters.net
Contest email: poetry@tallahasseewriters.net

Categories No limit on entries in either or both categories. All skill levels welcome.
Poetry up to 50 lines, any style or subject; line length may be edited to fit chapbook publication format 3-line haiku (need not conform to strict syllable count)

Contest does not accept simultaneous submissions or work previously published or having received awards in other competitions

Prizes Poetry $200, $60, $40; haiku, $100, 40, $20.
Top winners and finalists in each category are published in the annual contest chapbook and mailed a complimentary copy.

Entries Submit 2 copies of poetry on 8-1/2x11 paper; haiku on 3x5 index cards.
One copy should show name, address, phone, email and source of contest info; 2nd copy should be anonymous for judging purposes. Include a brief bio with most recent or noteworthy awards and publications.

Notification: Winner and finalist notifications mailed no later than August 31 2008.
Winners list returned to entrants if SASE included. List posted to sponsor web site no later than September 30 2007.

Fees: $5 per poem; $3 per haiku in $US check, cash or money order

Mail entries, fees, SASE for winners? list and book orders to :
TWA Penumbra
P. O. Box 3428
Tallahassee, FL 32315-3428

Judging Judges are published, recognized poets and haiku experts.

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