2012 International Tanka Contest -- Call for
In hand by August 15, 2012.
Open to all, members and non-members alike, except TSA officers and judges.
Regulations: Any number of tanka may be submitted. Entries must be
original, in English, unpublished, and not submitted for publication elsewhere
or to any other contest.
Entry Fee: $1.00 per tanka, U.S. funds only. Please make checks/money
orders payable to the "Tanka Society of America." To pay
electronically, contact Celia Stuart-Powles at email@example.com.
Submissions: Submit poems by e-mail only to
firstname.lastname@example.org with "TSA Contest" in
the subject heading. In the body of the e-mail, put your name above your
submissions, not beneath each poem. Send entry fees, by the deadline, to Celia
Stuart-Powles, PO Box 521084, Tulsa, OK 74152.
Awards: First prize: $100; Second Prize: $50; Third Prize: $25. Amount of
prizes may be reduced if an insufficient number of entries are received. Winning
poems will be published in Ribbons, the Tanka Society of America
Adjudication: The name(s) of the judge(s) will be announced after the
Rights: All rights revert to the authors after publication.
Correspondence: Unfortunately, entries cannot be returned. Please send a
business size SASE for answers to queries or for a list of winning entries. For
foreign entries, send a self-addressed envelope and one international reply
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