Sentinel Poetry (Online) #22
September 2004

ISSN 1479-425X

THE BLACK HORSE POETS OPEN POETRY COMPETITION 2004.
Poems may be up to 40 lines in length and based on any theme.
The entry fee is 3.00 for the first poem and 2.00 for subsequent poems. Any number of poems may be entered. Cheques should be made payable to The Black Horse Poets. Information SAE to The Competition Secretary, 16 Selby Street, Wakefield,
West Yorkshire, WF1 3PQ. Rules and guidelines available from blackhorsepoets@hotmail.com
First Prize 100, Second Prize 50, Third Prize 20
Deadline: 24th September 2004

TOM HOWARD/JOHN H. REID POETRY CONTEST
US$1,880 will be awarded in the second annual Tom Howard/John H. Reid Poetry Contest, including a top prize of US$1,000. Winners will be published in an anthology. The entry fee is US$5 for every 25 lines. Online submission and credit card payment welcome. Tom Howard will judge. Both published and unpublished work are eligible as long as you own the anthology and online publication rights. Guidelines:
http://www.winningwriters.com/tompoetry.htm?pk04
Deadline 30th September 2004

THE MUSE APPRENTICE GUILD - chapbook competition. One winner will be selected for the best poetry chapbook and one winner will be selected for the best fiction chapbook. Winners will be published in print by the MAG Press. Send your entry by email to:
competition@muse-apprentice-guild.com
Send your entry fee of $25 by using Paypal.
The jurors are August Highland, Harry Polkinhorn (Editor of the SDSU Press), Lys Anzia (American Affiliate of UNESCO),
Danielle Grilli, Jeff Harrison, and Phil Toalston.
www.muse-apprentice-guild.com
Prize: 1st - Publication plus royalty.
The reading fee is $25.
Deadline: 1st October 2004

SECOND LIGHT POETRY COMPETITION FOR WOMEN POETS AGED 30+ Poems of not more than 80 lines.
Entry fee: 3 for 1 poem, 7 for 3 poems
For more details email dilyswood@tiscali.co.uk

ACADEMI'S CARDIFF INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION
For poems on any subject and up to 50 lines in length. For more details see www.academi.org.
ENTRY FEE: 5 per poem
PRIZE MONEY: First prize 5000, second prize 1000, third prize 750
CONTACT: The Academi, Mount Stuart House, Mount Stuart Square,
Cardiff CF10 5FQ, email
isla@academi.org or phone 029 2047 2266
CLOSING DATE: 30 January 2005

ART OF LOVE - POETRY
For poems on the theme of love.
For more details see
www.londonart.co.uk
ENTRY FEE:
3 per poem
CONTACT:
The Art of Love - Poetry, London Art Co UK Ltd,
24 Deepdene Road, London SE5 8EG or email paul@londonart.co.uk
or telephone 020 7738 3867

CLOSING DATE:
1 December 2004

BARNET OPEN POETRY COMPETITION 2004
For poems of up to 35 lines, on any subject.
ENTRY FEE: 4 per poem
CONTACT:
BBAC Poetry Competition c/o All Saints Arts Centre,
122 Oakleigh Road North, London N20 9EZ
CLOSING DATE: 6 November 2004

BRITISH HAIKU SOCIETY JAMES W HACKETT INTERNATIONAL HAIKU AWARD 2004
For haiku in English. Up to five haiku per entry.
ENTRY FEE: 2.50
CONTACT: Hackett Award, Newton House, North Elmham,
Norfolk NR20 5JQ
CLOSING DATE: 30 November 2004

COAST TO COAST INTERNATIONAL WRITING COMPETITION**
Four separate categories: (a) short stories (up to 2000 words) (b) rhymed poetry (up to 50 lines) (c) free verse (up to 50 lines) (d) any of the above from children up to and including 17 years of age
ENTRY FEE: 3 per poem or story
CONTACT: Ouse Valley Poetry, 91 St John's Road, Waterloo,
Liverpool L22 9QD or telephone 07780 642 086
CLOSING DATE: 25th of each month until November 2004

DAVIDIAN ANNUAL COMPETITION
Competition for best version of a new poetic form, the 'Davidian'.
Information at www.webbw.freeserve.co.uk

ENTRY FEE:
free to enter
CONTACT:
WWB, 9 Walnut Close, Taversham, Norwich NR8 6YN
CLOSING DATE:
December 2004

ENVOI INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION 140
For poems of not more than 40 lines.
ENTRY FEE: 3 per poem or 5 poems for 12
CONTACT: The Competition Secretary, 44 Rudyard Road, Biddulph Moor, Stoke-on-Trent ST8 7JN
CLOSING DATE: 20 October 2004

HAIKU PRESENCE AWARD 2004
ENTRY FEE:
1 per haiku
CONTACT: Martin Lucas, 90 D Fishergate Hill, Preston PR1 8JD
CLOSING DATE: 31 October 2004

HASTINGS INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION
For poems of up to 50 lines

ENTRY FEE:
2 per poem
CONTACT:
Josephine Austin, "The Snoring Cat", 16 Marianne Park,
Dudley Road, Hastings, East Sussex TN35 5PU

CLOSING DATE:
21 October 2004

KENT AND SUSSEX POETRY SOCIETY OPEN POETRY
COMPETITION
For poems of up to 40 lines. For details see
www.kentandsussexpoetrysociety.org
ENTRY FEE: 3 per poem
PRIZE MONEY: 1000 in prizes
CONTACT: The Competition Organiser, 54 Claremont Road,
Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1TF
CLOSING DATE: 31 January 2005

NATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION 2004
For poems of up to 40 lines.
ENTRY FEE: 5 for the first poem, 3 for subsequent poems
CONTACT: Competition Organiser, 22 Betterton Street,
London WC2H 9BX or email
competition@poetrysociety.org.uk,
or telephone 020 7420 9895
CLOSING DATE: 31 October 2004

NEW WRITER PROSE & POETRY PRIZES 2004
For single poems of up to 40 lines, or for collections of between six
and ten poems. For more details see www.thenewwriter.com
ENTRY FEE: 4 per single poem or 10 per collection
CONTACT: The New Writer, PO Box 60, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 2ZR
or email
admin@thenewwriter.com
CLOSING DATE: 31 October 2004

NEWARK POETRY SOCIETY 5TH OPEN POETRY COMPETITION

For poems of up to 40 lines.
ENTRY FEE: 3 per poem
CONTACT: Derek Hughes, Meadow Cottage, Mansfield Road,
Farnsfield NG22 8HG
CLOSING DATE: 31 October 2004

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