FIFTEENTH SAN ANTONIO POETRY FAIR 2012 ADULT CONTESTS

The San Antonio Poetry Fair offers two poetry contests to adults this year.

Contest 1 is offered to all adult poets in the nation, a broader competition, with $350.00 in cash awards.

Contest 2 is limited to adult poets in the San Antonio area, also offering $350.00 in cash awards.

DEADLINE:   JUNE 15, 2020.

CONTEST 1 OFFERED FOR ADULTS OUTSIDE SAN ANTONIO AREA ONLY:

1.     THE NATIONAL SAN ANTONIO POETRY FAIR AWARD.

This contest is offered to poets OUTSIDE the San Antnio area.  Any subject or form.  Offered by Carol Siskovic and Billie Stroud.
        1st Place - $200.00,  2nd Place - $100.00,  3rd Place - $50.00. 
         Publication in Anthology for all winners, and selected others also deemed worthy of recognition.  The anthology, a beautiful, perfect bound collection is not free to winners as SAPF is a non-profit organization run by volunteers.  The total cost of the anthology is $12.00 ($10.00 for the book and $2.00 for mailing).

      Entry fees required. 

One to three poems may be submitted.  Entry fees required:  $3.00 for 1 poem, $4.00 for 2 poems, and $5.00 for three poems.  Additional poems will be disqualified and not considered by judges.

      Winners will be notified by letter and email, and winning poems will be published in the anthology along with some selected others.     
 

2.  THE LOCAL SAN ANTONIO POETRY FAIR AWARD

Available only to
San Antonio area adult poets. Any subject or form.  Offered by Carol Siskovic and Billie Stroud.
        1st Place - $200, 2nd Place - $100, 3rd Place - $50.
Publication in Anthology for all winners, and selected others also deemed worthy of recognition.  The anthology, a beautiful, perfect bound collection is not free to winners
as SAPF is a non-profit organization run by volunteers.  The total cost of the anthology is $12.00 ($10.00 for the book and $2.00 for mailing).

      One to three poems may be submitted.  Entry fees required:  $3.00 for 1 poem, $4.00 for 2 poems, and $5.00 for three poems.  Additional poems will be disqualified and not considered by judges.

      Winners will be notified by letter and email, and winning poems will be published in the anthology along with some selected others.     

GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSIONS:
1.  Poems may be written on any subject, in any form, but must be original work of the author. Your entry in the contest will be considered your declaration of ownership.  Appropriate citation should be provided for any quotations.
2.  Inappropriate language is discouraged since the anthology is for all ages.
3.  Poets, by entering, are granting permission to be published in the anthology, Voices Along the River, if selected. 

    All rights to the poem remain the poet's.
4.  Poems must be entered electronically in Times New Roman, 12 point font.           
5.  In the subject box, write your name and the number of contest you are entering.  For example, John Doe, contest 1 or Jane, Doe, contest 2.
6.  At top of each poem on left hand side please write:          
                        Title of Poem

                        Your Name
                        Your Full Address with Zip code

                        Your Phone number
                        Your Email address

7.  ALL poems are limited to 28 lines so as to fit on one page of anthology.
8.  No more than 50 characters per line including spaces and punctuation.
     Longer lines will be broken at editor's discretion.
9. You may type the poem in the email text, but if you send it as an attachment, SAVE in rich text format, RTF to ensure a correct transmission.
    Send  to:
sanantoniopoetryfair@yahoo.com
10. Mail check separately, accompanied by your name clearly printed, with one copy of each poem entered and contest number for each poem.
      Send to:       

SAPF
6401 Cairo Drive
San Antonio,
TX 78229

If you do not receive confirmation of reception of check and downloading of poems, send again, or make inquiries at the email or mailing address. 

If you fail to follow instructions, your entry may not be received and cannot be judged, or may be disqualified.

sanantoniopoetryfair@yahoo.com  

http://www.SanAntonioPoetryFair.com

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