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Poetry around town

Wordcraft is alive and well in our community. Take note of the following and attend or participate if you like.

 

Cecilia Lamont Literary Contest now open for submissions!

Entry details:

Enter your original prose and poetry by July 31, 2017
You choose: Prose (maximum 1200 words, any genre) or Poetry (up to 3 poems maximum 30 lines each; or one poem 31-75 lines). Your entry must not have been previously published or won placement in any other contest.

Entries must be typed, double-spaced (for prose only), in Times New Roman 12 point font.
Provide your personal details on a separate page: name, email, phone, city of residence, and a brief bio (up to 100 words). Your entry should have no identifying information. You may ask to use a pseudonym if your entry is published on the club website or in a future anthology.

Fee per entry: $15 members; $20 non-members.  Membership is $20 per year; $10 prorated for new members in 2017.

To pay via PayPal, log into your account, click on “Pay or send money,” then “Pay for goods and services,” and enter our email address: wrandswcATgmail.com.

To enter: email your entry with “contest entry” in the subject line to wrandswcATgmail.com (PDF preferred); or
mail/drop off 3 paper copies of your entry to: Cecilia Lamont Literary Contest, White Rock and Surrey Writers’ Club, c/o Semiahmoo Arts, 14601 – 20th Avenue, Surrey, B.C. V4A 9P5.
Awards
Awards in both categories (poetry and prose) to be presented in November 2017:
FIRST PRIZE: $100
SECOND PRIZE: $75
THIRD PRIZE: $50
HONOURABLE MENTION (Certificate)

Poetry Judge: Renée Sarojini Saklikar, Poet Laureate, City of Surrey
Prose Judge: Author Patricia A. Donahue
Click HERE for a downloadable poster

Contest sponsored by the White Rock and Surrey Writers’ Club.

 

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