Vallum Award for Poetry 2013
DEADLINE JULY 15, 2013 (postmark)
1st Prize: $750
2nd Prize: $250
+ publication in Vallum
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Vallum is accepting original and previously unpublished poetry submissions for the Vallum Award for Poetry 2013.
$20 CDN for Canadian residents, $20 USD for international entrants, which includes a free one-year subscription to Vallum. Payment can be made by cheque (payable to "Vallum") or through our online store hosted by PayPal.
If mailing your entry, please send it to:
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Please write your name, contact information and each poem's title in the body of the email. Include your poems in an attachment, without any identification. The contest is judged blind. Also write "VALLUM AWARD" in subject line of your email. Your contact information and poem titles must be clearly delineated.
First Place: "Telecommuting Spouses" by Peter Richardson
Second Place: “Veninum Lupinum” by Jack Miller
Honourable Mention: "Dark Matter" by Roxanna Bennett
Honourable Mention: "Tougher Than Leather" by Joseph Anderson
Honourable Mention: "Up Ahead" by Lucy Ricciardi
Winning poems appear in Vallum 9:1 "Pakistan."
Click on the links below to see the winning poems.
1st Prize: "My Father's Grief" by Pamela Porter
2nd Prize: "Displacement" by John Reibetanz
Honourary Mention: "Theory and Practice" by Susan Steudel