Thursday, 2 August 2012

Cha "The Past" Poetry Contest






THE PAST

A Cha Poetry contest











Winners announced on 23 September 2012. | Shortlist announced on 17 September 2012.
This contest is run by Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. It is for unpublished poems about "The Past". 
Rules: Each poet can submit up to two poems (no more than 60 lines long each). Poems must be previously unpublished. Entry is free.
Closing date: 15 September 2012
Prizes: First: £50, Second: £30, Third: £20, Highly Commended (up to 3): £10 each. (Payable through Paypal.) All six winning poems will receive first publication in a special section in the September 2012 issue of Cha.
The prizes were generously donated by a reader from London, UK.
Judges: Tammy Ho and Marc Vincenz 
Submissions: Submissions should be sent to t@asiancha.com with the subject line "The Past". Poems must be sent in the body of the email. Please also include a short biography of no more than 30 words.






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21 comments:

  1. Hello there, just a quick question, are there any other rules I should know about eg Country you're from, or Age you need to be?
    Thanks so much :)
    Tarina

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  2. No other rules other than those stated in the post.

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  3. Hi, does the poem have to be titled 'the past', or could it be something else that may have references to past events?

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  4. Hi

    Does the poem need to be titled 'past', or can it be about something else that has references to the past?

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  5. No, the poems don't have to be titled "The Past".

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  6. "the past" what exactly are we supposed to write in it, Can it be written about our own past or referring to some great event that occurred earlier?

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    1. It is up to you how to define the topic.

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  7. Hi, should we send the poems in .pdf file or ms-word attachment, or paste them onto the email body?

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  8. Hi, should the poems be pasted onto the email body or attached as .pdf or ms-word files? Thanks.

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    1. Please paste the poems onto the body of the email. Thank you.

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    1. Hello, Linda. There is no entry fee and each poet can submit up to two poems. We look forward to reading your work.

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  10. Hi does publication include on website?

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  11. Hi some competitions define publication ie print only as many writers have their own websites/blogs/forum etc where their work appears.

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    1. If we Google your poem and it appears on the internet - we will not consider it.

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    2. And absolutely no previously published poems (in print or online).

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  12. Hi- thanks for clarifying.

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  13. does facebook count as publication?

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    1. As we said above: "If we Google your poem and it appears on the internet - we will not consider it."

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