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Showing posts from January, 2012

NightBallet Press Seeks End of the World Submissions

Some say the Mayan calendar predicts the end of the world in December 2012.  What better way to mourn (or celebrate, if you prefer) than with a poetry anthology?  NightBallet Press of Elyria, Ohio, wants you to submit while there's still time. For more information, click here .

Pudding Magazine Seeks EcoPoetry for Special Edition

Call For Poems: PUDDING MAGAZINE IS LOOKING FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR A SPECIAL EDITION OF ECOPOETRY. Editorial Focus Website: Pudding Magazine is a print journal that focuses on publishing eclectic, sophisticated poetry that appeals to our conscience through bold and exacting language conjuring powerful imagery.  In this special issue, we focus specifically on work that has vision, passion, and compels the reader to act rather than to indulge or resign – a call to arms – a joining forces – in defense of our natural world: experiment, provoke, innovate, compel and lament! This special poetry edition 2012, focuses on a fusion of popular culture and social justice with environmental topics such as fracking, mercury contamination, coal burning, pesticides, threats to clean water, clean air, soil pollution, excess consume, overfishing, whaling, global warming, aerial hunting, trapping, shark finning, sealing, poaching, factory farming, plastic bags; GMOs, loss of wild

Canton's First Friday Poetry Spectacular has a new home!

William Redding Memorial Poetry Contest

The Poetry Forum 19 th Annual William Redding Memorial Poetry Contest FIRST PLACE $100 and a featured reading at The Poetry Forum in May 2012 SECOND PLACE 1-year membership in Columbus Salon, monthly poetry workshop or $ 50 Gift Certificate from Half-Price Books              THIRD PLACE $ 25 Gift Certificate from Half-Price Books Submission Guidelines: 1.      Entrants must be residents of Ohio. 2.      Submit 3 typewritten poems.  One poem per page. 3.      Maximum 40 lines per poem. 4.      Name, address, phone number & email on back only of each poem. 5.      Previous first place winners and previously published poems are ineligible. 6.      Poems will not be returned. No SASE required. Deadline:  March 14, 2012 Mail Entries to: The Poetry Forum P.O. Box 784 Worthington, OH 43085 The Poetry Forum thanks the following for their support: Rumba CafĂ©, Pudding House Writer’s Resource Center, Half Price Books, our featured poets, open mic participants, audience, and generous patr