Aug 12, 2012

3rd Annual Beyond Baroque Poetry Contest ($1,000)

Postmark deadline: September 1, 2012 

First Prize: $1,000
Second Prize: $500
Third Prize: $250
Five honorable mentions will also be given.


  1. You may submit up to three unpublished poems, all themes  and styles welcome. 42 lines max. The entry fee for 1-3 poems is $15.
  2. Poems should each be on their own sheet of paper. Multiple page poems should be numbered and have the title on each page. Poems should not have any identifying text on them except their title, but should be accompanied by a cover letter containing the author’s contact info and the title(s) of the poem(s) being submitted.
  3. Send entries, including the entry fee, to Beyond Baroque Poetry Contest, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291
  4. If you would like confirmation that we received your entry, please include your email address. Receipt confirmation will only be sent via email.
  5. Entries accepted from inside the U.S. only.

Entries will be judged by Suzanne Lummis, poet, teacher and director of the Los Angeles Poetry Festival. Winners will be featured at a poetry reading at Beyond Baroque Sunday, October 21, 2012, 2:00 - 4:00 PM.

All participants in the reading are responsible for their own travel and lodging.

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