Wednesday, July 05, 2017

SFPA Speculative Poetry Contest now open! Deadline August 31

Please let folks know the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association Poetry Contest is now open! Both members and non-members can enter! Prizes will be awarded for best poem in 3 categories of speculative poetry:

 Dwarf (poems 1–10 lines [prose poems 0–100 words]);

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. All sub-genres of speculative poetry allowed in any form. Prizes: In each category (Dwarf, Short, Long): $100 First Prize, $50 Second Prize, $25 Third Prize. Publication on Poetry Planet ( podcast magazine and on the SFPA website for first through third places.

This year's judge is the award-winning Nikia Chaney, and the contest chair is Mary McMyne! For full details:

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