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Poetry Contest

Deadline January 15, 2015, Winners announced February 15, 2015

Entry Fees:
Adults - $5/poem
Teens (14 to 19) - $4/poem
Children (13 and under) - $3/poem


Adults - 1st: $100 & publication, 2nd: $50 & publication, 3rd: publication.
Teens - 1st: $75 & publication,  2nd: $35 & publication, 3rd: publication.
Children - 1st: $40 & publication, 2nd: $20 & publication, 3rd: publication.

Guidelines: We do not accept previously published poems. The maximum number of lines for a single poem is fifty. Submissions must be in triplicate (please divide poems into three piles - only one cover letter needed), typed, with no name or address appearing on the same page as the poem. The cover letter must include the age category, your name, address, telephone number and/or email address, as well as the title of the poem(s) for clarification and the dollar amount included. Please do not use staples. Do not send an SASE, the winners list will be published online. Poems can be of any theme or form as long as they do not exceed the fifty line maximum. Cheques should be made out to Pandora’s Collective and the envelope should be labeled, "Poetry Contest Submission". All rights return to the poet after publication. This contest is open to poets world wide.

Mail submissions to:
Pandora's Collective
(Poetry Contest Submission
5505 Main Street
Vancouver, BC,
V5W 2S3 

*Please note - Your name must not appear on on the page of your poem(s). Please read the contest guidelines above for full details. Thank you.

To view the winning entries from our previous poetry contests please click here.