Archive for March 28th, 2009

DR. ZYLPHA MAPP ROBINSON INTERNATIONAL POETRY AWARD, 2009

28 March 2009

JUANITA TORRENCE-THOMPSON, Editor-in-Chief/Publisher of MOBIUS, THE POETRY MAGAZINE, announced the first Dr. ZYLPHA MAPP ROBINSON INTERNATIONAL POETRY AWARD (2009). THEMES: Global Warming, Effects of the economy or any topic in Mobius’ 8 categories. READ contest guidelines at www.mobiuspoetry.com

Submit via EMAIL ATTACHMENT three A List poems only to mobiusmag@earthlink.net
DEADLINE: May 20, 2009. Snail mail entry fee $15 U.S. check or money order payable to Mobius, The Poetry Magazine, Dr. Zylpha Mapp Robinson International Poetry Award, P.O.Box 671058, Flushing, NY 11367-1058. FIRST PRIZE $300, 2nd prize $50 plus audiobook, “Poetry Among the Flowers: Queens Meets Asia” by Juanita Torrence-Thompson & 25th Anniversary Mobius. 3 Honorable Mentions receive audiobook. All 5 winners receive Mobius 2009. ALL POETS LIVING IN THE U.S. are eligible to enter the Dr. Zylpha Mapp Robinson International Poetry Award & poets abroad mailing U.S. $15 checks or money order on U.S. banks. (NO PAY PAL). SASE for winner notification. IF YOU’VE SENT POEMS for 2009, READ SUBMISSION GUIDELINES on website.

MOBIUS CATEGORIES: Family & Relationships, Science & Nature (includes Global Warming), Conflicts & Disagreements, Emotions & Escapades, Spirituality, Art & Culture, The World About Us. (The Effects of the Economy could be in ANY of the above categories.)

NO EROTICA, OBSCENITY, NO RACIAL SLURS.
50-line LIMIT, 56-Character line width, including spaces

No previously published poems. No simultaneously submissions,
POEMS should be SINGLE SPACED.

NAME, ADDRESS, TELEPHONE & EMAIL address on ALL poems
Include BIO of credits up to 35 words. Email 4 separate attachments for 3 poems & bio.
ALL POEMS CONSIDERED for publication. Mobius acquires first rights. Rights revert to poet upon publication. PLEASE CREDIT MOBIUS, THE POETRY MAGAZINE as first publisher. ALL POETS PUBLISHED in MOBIUS, THE POETRY MAGAZINE/ 2009 will be considered for PUSHCART PRIZE NOMINATION. Mobius staff and immediate relatives are not eligible to enter the contest nor for a Pushcart Prize nomination by Mobius. MOBIUS editorial staff will judge Dr. Zylpha Mapp Robinson Poetry Award. All decisions by the judges are final.

WINNERS NOTIFIED by September 30, 2009. Winners announced and published in MOBIUS 2009 in Editor’s Letter and on MOBIUS website www.mobiuspoetry.com Mail SASE if you want winner notification. MOBIUS, THE POETRY MAGAZINE will be distributed NOVEMBER, 2009. Mail SASE if you prefer postal mail winner notification.

If you have already sent Regular Submission poems for Mobius 2009 and want to enter the contest instead, please email us at mobiusmag@earthlink.net to say which poems you are entering in the contest then snail mail $15 and list names of poems. If you prefer to send different poems for contest from what you sent, we will return them if you sent SASE with adequate postage. Otherwise, we will recycle them here.

Contest to Win a House! Win 10K!

28 March 2009

www.givemethathouse.com

Enter to win a house or cash prizes. Submit your short essay or video along with $75 contest entry fee, for the opportunity to win a beautiful family home. Also cash prizes to be awarded.

Poets Contest Corner Poetry Competition

28 March 2009

Deadline for submissions: May 3, 2009

1st Place winner will receive $200 cash prize. For submission and guidelines visit www.poetscontestcorner.blogspot.com.