Saturday, January 13, 2018

Prize in Southern Poetry offered by White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails, Atlanta, GA

Rules for Submission

  1. The contest is open to all poets who currently reside in and have had residency in one of the following states for a minimum of 12 consecutive months: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. (Residency will be verified before prize winner is announced.)
  2. Writers who have published 2 or more full-length collections of poetry or who do not meet the residency requirements are NOT eligible
  3. Translations and manuscripts in languages other than English are not acceptable, however manuscripts that occasionally use words from other languages are perfectly fine
  4. All poems submitted will become the property of White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails and can be published without further approval of author
  5. Manuscripts must be received prior to February 4, 2018
  6. The submitted poems will not be returned
  7. No entry fee required
  8. Poem Guidelines:
        - Only one submission per author
        - 40-line limit
        - Must be on the topic of “FAITH”
        - Poem must be typed (single-spaced)
        - Author must include name, address, phone number, email address, word count and manuscript title on the submitted poem
  9. Poems must be submitted by email to
  10. No revisions of submitted manuscripts will be allowed during the contest
  11. The winner will be announced on February 12, 2018 and contacted to discuss delivery of the $1,500 payment prize

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