Thursday, April 21, 2011
Friday, September 2nd
St. Paul's Cultural Center
2215 W NORTH AVE
THE POETRY PENTATHLON IS A LIVE PERFORMANCE EVENT IN CHICAGO. CONTESTANTS MUST COMPETE IN ALL FIVE EVENTS AND WILL BE JUDGED ON BOTH WRITING ABILITY AND PERFORMANCE STYLE.
ALL CONTESTANTS SHOULD HAVE FORM SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN JULY 15TH.
CANCELLATION OF APPEARANCE MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA E-MAIL NO LATER THAN AUGUST 1ST.
THE PENTATHLON IS A JUDGED READING. CONTESTANTS WILL BE AWARDED POINTS ON BOTH THEIR
WRITING ABILITY AND THEIR PERFORMANCE STYLE.
WARNING: THE ONLY PRIZES AWARDED FOR THE EVENING ARE PRIDE AND BRAGGING RIGHTS, ANY TROPHIES
ARE GRAVY AND SHOULD BE CONSIDERED AS SUCHPLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM ON THE HOMEPAGE AT http://www.waiting4thebus.com/
QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS CAN BE SENT TO WAITING4BUS@GMAIL.COM
1.Poetry Prompt (prompt not given until night of the event, poem is written during the
course of the evening)
3. A Sestina
4. a Zombie Poem
5. performing a work of a famous dead poet (The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock).
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Exact Change Only is now accepting submissions for its Sumer issue. Submit between 1 – 5 poems at a time. We will read all styles and themes of poetry, as long as it is honest, quality material. Prefers poetry 50 lines or shorter.
We only accept submissions over e-mail. Poems should be attached as Word documents, with the poet’s name along with the names and number of poems attached. Include both e-mail and mail addresses.
Exact Change only acquires first rights. We accept only original work. simultaneous submissions are okay, just inform us of other publications. Poets may submit a maximum of 5 poems per issue. We tend to comment on rejected work. All contributing poets receive a copy of the journal.
All Submissions for the Summer Issue must be submitted by May 15th
All submissions for the Winter Issue must be sent by October 31st.
Send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org