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 Send 2 copies of up to 3 typed unpublished poems.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

SPLAB founder Paul Nelson wrote Organic Poetry (VDM Verlag, German, 2008) as well as a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, Washington, A Time Before Slaughter (Apprentice House, 2010). In 26 years of radio he interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, Wanda Coleman, George Bowering, Joanne Kyger, Jerome Rothenberg & others. Founder of the Cascadia Poetry Festival, recent publications on and off-line include: Hambone, Pageboy, Menacing Hedge, Fieralingue, Rain Taxi, Solitary Plover, the Soul of the Earth anthology, Along the Rim: The Best of the Pacific Rim Review (Vol 2), Inactual, Raft magazine and Golden Handcuffs Review. He lives in Seattle, won the 2014 Robin Blaser Award from the Capilano Review and writes at least one American Sentence every day.
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