Entries are invited
for the Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry
Competition (July, 2009).
About the competition
Quarterly Poetry Competition has been introduced
to encourage and reward quality poetry writing,
create and sustain awareness about the publication
and if by any chance a small financial margin is
achieved at the end of each competition, that will
go back into producing the magazine and help keep it
a free-to-read publication.
may be on any subject.
40 lines per poem
£3.00 per poem or £12.00 for 5 poems
The top three poems will receive first publication
in the July issue (Vol.2 No.4) of Sentinel Literary
A pamphlet fed by the competition titled Champion
Poems: Top poems from the Sentinel Literary
Quarterly Competition #1 (Andy Willoughby and Bob
Beagrie eds.) All included poets will receive 1 Free
contributor's copy each.
Entry deadline: 7th
July, 2009 (Postmark)*
Results due: 31
WILLOUGHBY and BOB BEAGRIE
Administration: Sentinel Poetry Movement
How to Enter
Poems must be in
English language and typed.
Author’s name and
address MUST NOT appear on the page.
Write your name
and address on a sheet of paper and put the
paper in a sealed envelope and write "SLQ POETRY
JULY 2009" followed by the TITLE(S) of your
poem(s) on the back of the envelope.
Makes cheques or
Postal Orders (in GB£ only) payable to
SENTINEL POETRY MOVEMENT
Send your poems,
the envelope with your name inside, and your
entry fee to:
113 – 115 George Lane
You may also enter
entrants may enter by e-mail and pay entry fees by
Paypal. To enter by this method please follow these
1. Click on one of the
Paypal Button below that matches your entry
preference and make the applicable payment.
2. After making your
payment, you will be given a Transaction ID by
Paypal. Make a note of the Transaction ID.
3. Submit your poems
firstname.lastname@example.org as a Word or rtf
attachment. In the subject line, type SLQ POETRY
JULY 2009 Followed by your Transaction ID.
4. You will receive an
acknowledgement of receipt of poems within 48 hours.
Terms & Conditions:
You may enter as many poems as you want with the
appropriate entry fees. The decision of the judges
is final, and no communication will be entered into.
We reserve the right to reapportion the prize money.
If you would like an acknowledgement of postal
entries, please enclose an SAE marked
"acknowledgement". The Judges' Report will be
published alongside the winning poems in SLQ July.
Since this publication is online, if you would like
to receive the Judges' Report in the post, please
enclose an SAE marked "Judges' Report".
*Postal entries must
be Postmarked by 7th July 2009 and must be received
by 11th of July 2009.
** Online entries must
be received by midnight on the 7th of July, 2009.