Friday, 16 December 2016

Gemini Magazine 7th International Annual Poetry Open

GEMINI  MAGAZINE


FIRST PRIZE $1000
SECOND PRIZE: $100

Honorable Mentions (4): $25 each
Entry Fee: $5 (up to 3 poems per batch)
Deadline: January 3, 2017

All Six Finalists Will Be Published in
the March 2017 Issue of Gemini

We are open to ANY form of poetry, ANY subject matter, 
style or length. Poems must be unpublished, but work 
displayed on personal blogs is eligible.

We welcome work from new and established poets. Entries 
are read blind so everyone gets an equal chance. Read all 
previous winners and finalists below.

TO ENTER BY EMAIL:

1. Click "Donate" and pay the 
$5 entry fee for each batch 
of three poems. 

("Security code" is on back of credit card; if no confirmation 
number, transaction was not processed)

2. Paste confirmation/receipt number into email. Attach 
entries as a standard file with NO identifying information or 
paste poems into email and send to:


Do NOT include bio. Include contact info in email only. (We 
delete contact info before reading.) Enter as many poems as 
you like; $5 fee for each batch of three.

Contact editor@gemini-magazine.com if you don't receive a 
confirmation email. We will add you to our mailing list for new 
issues, news and contest info. Unsubscribe anytime.

TO ENTER BY SNAIL MAIL:

1. Mail entries with $5 check or money order, payable to 
Gemini Magazine, to:

POETRY OPEN, Gemini Magazine
P.O. Box 1485, Onset, MA 02558 USA

(Include $5 for each batch of three poems; put name/contact 
info on separate page; include SASE if you want reply.)

postmark deadline: January 3, 2017
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RESULTS OF THE 2016
Gemini MAGAZINE
POETRY OPEN
_____________________

FIRST PLACE ($1,000 PRIZE):

NANDI COMER

SECOND PLACE ($100 PRIZE):

JONATHAN GREENHAUSE

HONORABLE MENTION ($25 each):

LEE VARON

BRENNAN DeFRISCO

SALLY VOGL

BETH MILLS

NOTABLE POEMS:

"Ambulatory Schizophrenia" Gene Fendt
"How to develop an aversion to
bright sunny days" Ann Kaiser
"Jersey Gulls" William Derge
"Reflection" Emma Coffman
"Winter Moon" Ruth Troughton
"Rifle" Michael Baldwin
"The Bomb-Maker's Last Bomb" Jack Vian

Thanks so much to everyone who participated in this 
year's competition. Reading and evaluating close to 
3,000 poems was an exhausting yet exhilarating 
process. I believe we have found some special poems. 
Kudos to our amazing readers for their insight and 
dedication. We will begin taking entries for our seventh 
annual Poetry Open in early September.

David Bright, Editor



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