Monday, 1 September 2014

RHINO FOUNDERS PRIZE - Deadline October 31 2014 #writing #competition #contest


OPEN TO ALL POETS WITH A DISTINCTIVE VOICE

Submissions must be postmarked or submitted online between September 1 – October 31

(mail and online submissions guidelines below)


All contest submissions are considered for publication.
The winner will receive $300.00, publication in the next issue, and will be featured on our website, and nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Two runners up will receive $50.00, publication in the next issue, and will be featured on our website. We occasionally nominate a runner-up for a Pushcart Prize.

2014 Founders’ Prize Winner
Jose Antonio Rodriguez - “Poem in honor of the one-year anniversary of my sister Aleida’s death, which is five days away

Runners-up
MaryJo Thompson - “Body Breakers

Adam Scheffler - “Americas


2013 Founders’ Prize Winner
Penelope Scambly Schott – Shadow Play for my Mother in Six Scenes

Runners-up
Jeffery Allen-- Johnny
Penelope Scambly Schott - Story of the Beautiful Daughter Ralinavut
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In addition, we selected contest poems by these Finalists for publication in the 2013 issue of RHINO:
Claudia Cortese
M.S. Pfaff
Albert DeGenova
Sara Talpos
B.L. Gentry
Sophie Klahr
Katie Hartsock
Jeanne Wagner
Don Judson



Guidelines

Submissions must be postmarked or submitted online between September 1 – October 31.

ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS (preferred)

Group up to 5 previously unpublished poems into one document – upload a single file in .doc or .docx .rtf or .PDF format
Cover letter in the “Comments” field – to “Founders’ Prize Contest” listing your name, address, email address and/or telephone number and titles of your poems, and how you learned of the contest.
Pay your $10 entry fee through the online submission page.
Founders Prize 2013 online submissions and to check the status of your submission – click here

SUBMISSIONS BY MAIL

Send up to 5 unpublished poems (no more than 5 pages total) between September 1 and October 31. No identifying information should appear on the poems.
Submissions must include a cover letter to “Founders’ Prize Contest” listing your name, address, email address and/or telephone number and titles of your poems, and how you learned of the contest.

Enclose a $10 entry fee (check or money order payable to RHINO or Rhino Poetry – no cash)
Manuscripts will not be returned. Include a SASE for notification of results.

Mail your submission and entry fee to:


“Founders’ Contest“
RHINO Poetry
P.O. Box 591
Evanston, IL 60204

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