Kelsay Books Metrical Poetry Contest~ NOW CLOSED
We would like to thank all the poets who submitted to our first metrical contest! We will announce the winner and two finalists December first.
~ $500.00 awarded for the best metrical poem.
~ The winner will be the featured poet in The Orchards Poetry Journal's January 2020 issue.
~ Poems must be thirty lines or less.
~ Poems must be unpublished.
~ No simultaneous submissions.
~ $7.00 entry fee per poem.
~ Submissions are open on June 1st and close on September 30th, 2019.
~ Submissions will be judged blind by Karen Kelsay.
~ Submit your poem in a PDF or Word Document.
~ Write "Poetry Contest" in the subject of your email.
~ In the body of your email include the title of your poem, your name, email address, phone number, and Paypal receipt number.
~ Attach your document to your email. Do not include your name on the document with your poem. The contest is judged blind; please keep your name off the poem page.
~Although multiple entries are allowed, they all must be made separately. Each entry should include its Paypal receipt number in a cover letter, along with one attached poem.
~ There will be two finalists. Each will receive $50.00, and their poems will be published in The Orchards Poetry Journal, January 2020 issue.
~ The winners will be announced December 1st.