Friday, 28 March 2014

REMINDER - Fish Publishing International Poetry Contest closing Soon - 31 March 2014

Closes: 31 March 2014
Results: 15 May 2014
Judge: Ruth Padel
Max Length: 300 words

Prizes Poetry Contest

Ten poems will be published in the 2014 Fish Anthology.

First - €1,000

Second - A week in residence at Anam Cara Writer's and Artist's Retreat, West Cork, Ireland.

The ten published authors will each receive five copies of the Anthology and will be invited to read at the launch during the West Cork Literary Festival in July.

Rules Poetry Contest

No entry form is needed. Entry is online, or by post if required.

You may enter as many times as you wish.

The poetry contest is open to poets of any nationality writing in English.

There is no restriction on theme or style.

Poem length is restricted to 300 words.

The winning poems must be available for the anthology and, therefore, must not have been published previously.

Fish holds publishing rights for one year after publication, after which publishing rights revert to the author.

Notification of receipt of entry will normally be by email.

The judges' verdict is final.No correspondence will be entered into.

Poems cannot be altered or substituted once they have been entered.

Judging is anonymous. Name and contact details must not apear on the poem, (in the box provided if entering online, on separate sheet if entering by post).

In order to give opportunities to emerging writers:
(a) Writers who have had two short stories published in Fish Anthologies may not enter for three years after their second publication. They may enter other Fish competitions.
(b) Previous first prize winners may enter again, but will not be eligible for the first prize.

Entry is taken to be acceptance of these rules.

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