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Hello Readers and Poets!

There’s still time to get your submisssions in for the Vallum Award for Poetry 2011! A month and a half to be exact. Winners will be published in the 9:1 (Fall 2011) issue of Vallum, and have the opportunity for cash prizes. Read below for more details:

Vallum Award for Poetry 2011

DEADLINE June 30, 2011 (postmarked)

Some of the best poets in the world have graced the pages of Vallum: new international poetics. Time to join the ranks!

Vallum is accepting original and previously unpublished poetry submissions for the Vallum Award for Poetry 2011.

ENTRY FEE

$20 CDN for Canadian residents, $20 USD for international entrants, which includes a free one-year subscription to Vallum. Payment can be made by cheque or through our online store hosted by Paypal.  Visit http://www.vallummag.com/contest.html to access the Paypal store.

CONTEST RULES

  1. Submit up to 1-3 poems of approximately 25 lines each. Do not label your poems with your name or address; instead include a cover letter with all pertinent information.
  2. Poems may be on any theme or subject, but must be original and not previously published.
  3. 1st prize is $500, 2nd $250. Honourable Mentions may be selected and published but are not eligible for cash prizes.

YOU NOW HAVE THE OPTION TO SEND CONTEST SUBMISSIONS FOR THE VALLUM AWARD FOR POETRY ELECTRONICALLY, FOLLOWING PAYMENT OF ENTRY FEE.

Please write your name, contact information and each poem’s title in the body of the email. Include your poems in an attachment  without any identification. The contest is judged blind. Also write “VALLUM AWARD” in subject line of your email. Your contact information and poem titles must be clearly delineated.
SEND TO:  vallumcontest@gmail.com