The Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center ("dedicated to the possibilities of language") invites submissions to its third annual poetry contest, judged this year by Suzanne Lummis, poet, teacher, and director of the Los Angeles Poetry Festival.
Prizes of $1000, $500, and $250, for first, second and third place, respectively; five honorable mentions will also be given.
INSTRUCTIONS: Up to three unpublished poems may be submitted by poets resident in the United States, accompanied by an entry fee for $15, and a cover letter with the author’s contact information and the titles of the poems being submitted. Each poem should begin on a new sheet; multiple-page poems should have numbered pages, with the title on each page. No identifying information other than the title should be on the poems. Receipt confirmation will only be sent via email.
ENTRY DEADLINE: September 1, 2012. Mail to: Beyond Baroque Poetry Contest, 681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winners will be invited to read at Beyond Baroque on Sunday, October 21, 2012, at 2 PM. Participants in the reading are responsible for their travel and lodging. Attendance by winners is not required at the reading.