DEADLINE: August 31, 2015.
JUDGE: Lesley Wheeler
Blind-judged - author identification will be removed before poems are sent to judge.
ELIGIBILITY: The 2015 SFPA speculative poetry contest is open to all poets, including non-SFPA-members.
GUIDELINES: Unpublished poems only.
All sub-genres of speculative poetry allowed in the following categories:
Dwarf (poems 1–10 lines [prose poems 0–100 words], not including)
Short (11–49 lines [prose poems 101–499 words])
Long (50 lines and more [prose 500 words and up])
Line count does not include title or stanza breaks.
Submissions via web forms (separate for members and non-members).
SFPA Members - http://bit.ly/2015SFPAMember
Non-Members - http://bit.ly/2015SFPANonMember
ENTRY FEE: SFPA members - $1/poem (unlimited entries)
non-members - $2/poem (unlimited entries)
*All payments via PayPal. Confirmation of receipt of your submission should follow within 3 days.
PRIZES: For each of the three categories, first prize of $100, second prize of $50, third prize of $25 will be awarded.
Publication on Poetry Planet (StarShipSofa.com) podcast magazine and on the SFPA website for first through third places.
Winners to be announced by October 1 on the SFPA website.