Wednesday, August 29, 2012

call for submissions: Summer Sport Poetry Competition: deadline, September 10, 2012;

Go for poetic gold! Pick any summer sport, any style, any form. Bring your competitive spirit. Established poets and first-time participants welcome.

Winners to be judged by Griffin-nominated poet Priscila Uppal. Three winners will be chosen and awarded “gold,” “silver,” or “bronze” prize packs. The poem that takes “gold” will be published online and in print in Literary Review of Canada.

Other prizes include subscriptions to LRC and copies of Priscila Uppal’s Winter Sport: Poems from Mansfield Press. Additional prizes to be announced.

Poems must be 30 lines or less, excluding the title. Entry is free. Poems must be original and unpublished. Poems must be in English. All submissions must include entrant’s full name and contact information.

Send submissions to All entries must be received by 12:00 pm EST, September 10, 2012. The winners will be announced September 24, 2012 at Poet’s Corner.

This contest is open to all Canadian residents.

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