Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Poetic Licence Contest for young Canadian poets
Poems must be unpublished, original work and must not exceed 50 lines, with a limit of two poems per entrant. Poems will be judged in two age categories: Junior (Grades 7 - 9) and Senior (Grades 10 - 12).
Winners in each age category will receive a certificate, a one-year League of Canadian Poets membership and publication in their electronic magazine, plus a monetary award for first ($350), second ($300) or third ($250) place standing.
Deadline: January 15, 2011
All submissions should be sent by e-mail to email@example.com
with Poetic Licence Contest for Canadian Youth in the subject line.
Winners will be announced during National Young Poet's week in April and featured on the Young Poet's website: www.youngpoets.ca
Complete rules here; http://www.youngpoets.ca/markets_and_contests
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