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PENUMBRA POETRY CONTEST

 

2014 Contest opens March 1, 2014. Deadline for entries is August 30, 2014.

Submit your files now.

Remove your name from the manuscripts, including all headers. Judging is blind.

There is no limit to the number of entries. All skill levels welcome.

Up to 50 lines, any style or subject; line length may be edited to fit chapbook publication format.
Prizes: $100, $75, $50; Winners and honorable mentions, if any, are published in the Seven Hills Review and mailed a complimentary copy.
Entries:
1. All submissions will be electronically submitted, through submittable.com, formatted for 8½ x 11 paper, black Times-New Roman font 12-point, single-spaced with no identifying names or marks, including, but not limited to, illustrations and borders. No audio or video will be accepted. No website insertions. One submission per page as a separate attachment.
2. Each poem will be submitted as a separate attachment. Submission fee: $8 nonmembers, $6 TWA members with paid dues per poem.
3. Failure to follow these guidelines will result in disqualification.

 

Notification: Winners will be notified and posted to this website no later than Nov. 30, 2013.

Judging: Judges are published, recognized poets.

2014 PENUMBRA HAIKU CONTEST


ALL ENTRIES MUST BE UPLOADED by Aug. 30, 2014.

Remove your name from the manuscripts, including all headers. Judging is blind.

All submissions will be the original work of the contestant, unpublished in any form, including electronically, not under consideration or accepted for publication.
There is no limit to the number of entries. All skill levels welcome.

3-line haiku need not conform to strict syllable count.
Prizes: $50, $35, $20.

Winners and honorable mentions, if any, are published in the Seven Hills Review and mailed a complimentary copy.


Entries:
1. All submissions will be electronically submitted, through submittable.com, formatted for 8½ x 11 paper, black Times-New Roman font 12-point, single-spaced with no identifying names or marks, including, but not limited to, illustrations and borders. No audio or video will be accepted. No website insertions. One submission per page as a separate attachment.
2. Each haiku will be submitted as a separate attachment. Submission fee: $6 nonmembers; $4 TWA members with paid dues per haiku.
3. Failure to follow these guidelines will result in disqualification.

Winners will be notified and posted to sponsor website no later than Nov. 30, 2014.

Judging: Judges are published, recognized haiku experts.

 

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2013 Winners



 

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Penumbra Contest Winners 2012

(Winners were published in the Seven Hills Review 2013, Volume 18)

Poetry

First Place

Karol A. Neufeld of Greensboro, NC

Second Place

Kevin Smith of Maleny, Australia

Third Place

Caroline Zarlengo Sposto of Memphis, TN

Honorable Mention

Elle Vee of Farmington Hills, MI

 

Haiku

First Place

Timothy Russell of Toronto, OH

Second Place

Ellaraine Lockie of Sunnyvale, CA

Third Place

Jerri Hardesty of Brierfield, AL

Winners of the 2011 Penumbra Contest

Winners of the 2010 Penumbra Contest

Winners of the 2009 Penumbra Contest

 

 

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