Cloudbank Poetry Competition

15 November 2009

Cloudbank is now accepting poetry submissions for our next issue. A prize of $200 will be awarded for one poem.

Address for submissions:

PO Box 610
Corvallis, Oregon 97339-0610

The deadline for contest submissions is December 15, 2009.
The winner will be announced in February, 2010.

1. The contest fee is $15.00 The check should be made out to Cloudbank. All poets who enter the contest will receive a one-year (two-issue) subscription to Cloudbank magazine.
2. Submissions without payment will also be considered for publication, but will not be eligible for the prize. We read submissions year-round.
3. Please do not send more than five poems for either the contest or regular submissions.
4. For contest submissions, the poet’s name, address, e-mail address, and poem titles should be typed on a cover sheet only, not on the pages of poems. For non-contest submissions, the poet’s name and address should appear on each page.
5. We do not accept electronic submissions.
6. The poems may not have been published elsewhere.
7. Simultaneous submissions: Please let us know if your poems are accepted elsewhere.
8. Your poems will not be returned. Enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE) so that we can notify you of acceptance.
9. Feel free to send us prose poems, reviews, essays on poetry, short fiction (1000 words max.). We are open to all types of quality writing.
10. For those who do not enter the contest, one-year (two-issue) subscriptions to Cloudbank magazine are $15.00. Individual copies are $8.
11. Two contributors’ copies will be sent to writers whose work appears in the magazine.
12. If you already have a subscription and want to enter the next contest, your subscription will be renewed for two more issues.

Address any questions to:
Michael Malan
Cloudbank, PO Box 610,
Corvallis, Oregon 97339-0610

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