Friday, February 22, 2013

Freedom Poetry Competition

Poetry Bulawayo, in partnership with amaBooks Publishers,  is running a 
Poetry Writing Competition under the theme FREEDOM. 

Poetry Competition Rules

1. Deadline for submission of poems is midday of Wednesday 
13th of March 2013.
2. Each poet can submit a maximum of up to three poems.
3. Poems should not exceed 30 lines.
4. All poems should be in the English language although a few lines of 
vernacular are permissible; translations should be provided if a few lines 
of vernacular is used.
5. There is no age or geographical restriction for the competition.
6. Prizes that are not collected within 30 days of announcing the winners 
will be forfeited 
7. Poems will be judged according to originality, creative interpretation of 
theme and artistic quality.
8. Poems should be typed with each poem on a separate page. There 
should be a cover page with poet’s full name (even if pseudonym is used), 
contact details (email, phone/cell number, physical/postal address).
9. Poems should be emailed as Microsoft word/pdf attachments with 
'FREEDOM poetry competition’ in the subject line to 
Alternatively, poems can be hand delivered to Studio 9, National Gallery 
of  Zimbabwe in Bulawayo.
10. The adjudicators’ decisions are final and no correspondence will be
 entered into after the adjudication process is finalised.

Entries that fail to meet the guidelines mentioned above will be 
automatically disqualified .

No comments:

Post a Comment