Poems For Nuclear Peace

I got this note via email this past week and thought you might be interested:

Hello,Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

My name is Kate Mazzera and I work for the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, a nonprofit committed to a world free of nuclear weapons.

We are interested in promoting our “Barbara Mandingo Kelly Annual Peace Poetry Awards” in your magazine and/or website. The contest is currently taking entries, with a deadline of July 1, 2015. It is open to people of all ages worldwide.

Awards:

Adults – $1,000

Youth (13 to 18) – $200

Children (12 and under) – $200

Procedures:

1. Send 2 copies of up to 3 typed unpublished poems. Maximum of 30 lines per poem.

2. Include name, address, email, telephone number, and age (if youth or child) in upper right hand corner of one copy of each poem.

3. Title each poem.

4. Do not staple individual poems together.

5. Please keep copies of all entries as we will be unable to return them.

(Any entry that does not adhere to ALL of the contest rules will not be considered for a prize)

Fee: $15 for up to three poems for Adult entires. No fee for Youth or Children’s entries.

Judging: Judging done by a committee of poets selected by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.

Send Entries to: 

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Barbara Mandingo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards

PMB 121, 1187 Coast Village Road, Suite 1

Santa Barbara, CA 93108-2794

Winners: 

Winners and Honorable Mentions will be announced by October 1, 2015 on the Foundation’s website. Winners will be notified by mail.

For more information, rules, and procedures visit: www.peacecontests.org

If you have any questions or have further details on how we should proceed, please email me at kmazzera@wagingpeace.org

Thank you,

Kate Mazzera

NAPF

About Splabman

Poet/interviewer Paul Nelson: Founded: SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) & the Cascadia Poetry Festival Wrote: American Sentences (2015), A Time Before Slaughter (2010) and Organic in Cascadia: A Sequence of Energies (Lumme Editions, Brazil, 2013). His 2015 interview with José Kozer was published in 2016 (Ranchos Press) as Tiovivo Tres Amigos. Interviewed: Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Joanne Kyger, Robin Blaser, Anne Waldman, Ed Sanders, Diane di Prima, Nate Mackey, George Bowering, Brenda Hillman, among others and is engaged in a 20 year bioregional cultural investigation of Cascadia, including the festival, a MOOC (Innovative Cascadia Poetry), interviews with Cascadia poets indigenous elders and activists, and the anthology Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia. Paul is co-editor of that anthology as well as 56 Days of August the poetry postcard anthology and writes an American Sentence daily. *MOOC = Massive Open Online Course
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