DC Spotlight Newspaper – Fall Poetry Contest – Deadline December 31


September 22, 2011
Wendy Thompson
Featured, Poetry Contest

Fall Poetry Contest


DC Spotlight Newspaper is happy to announce its fall poetry competition. Send us your poems.

Topic of poems: Open to the poet

Poetry prize guidelines:
Submission Period: September 1 – December 31, 2011
Deadline: December 31, 2011
Submission Fee: $5.00 per poem
Review Period: January 1 – 10, 2012
Announcement Date: Winners announced on January 15, 2012

First Place
• $100 and front page photo announcement in the DC Spotlight newspaper
• feature article and video interview in the DC Spotlight newspaper
• award certificate
• published poem in the DC Spotlight newspaper
Second Place
• $50 and Photo/Mention in DC Spotlight newspaper/poem published
Third Place
• $50 and Photo/Mention in DC Spotlight newspaper/poem published

Send submissions to:
Send check or money order made payable to DC Spotlight Newspaper
DC Spotlight Newspaper, P. O. Box 10844, Silver Spring, MD 20914

• Send two copies of each poem.
• Each poet can submit up to 5 poems.
• Author’s contact information should appear on all copies of the poems.
• Poems must be single sided with a font size of 11 or 12.
• Poems not adhering to submission guidelines will be discarded without notice to sender.
• Due to the volume of submissions, poems will not be returned.
* Include the following contact information with each poem: Name, Address, Email Address, and Telephone Number.
The winners will be announced by email and on the front page of the DC Spotlight newspaper.
DC Spotlight reserves the right to cancel the contest due to lack of specified minimal participation.



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