The Lighthearted Poetry Contest #3
Angela Poetry Magazine invites all poets to submit lighthearted, humorous, playful, and curious poems to The Lighthearted Poetry Contest.
This is a free contest, open to everyone on Earth.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Creative, Applied Arts and Design, Humanities, Poetry, Writing & Creative Writing
- Not Specified
- Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, Yemen
- Required Languages
Submissions in a language other than English must include an English translation as well as the name, biography, and mailing address of the translator.
- Other Requirements
Submissions are open to everyone on Earth.
Simultaneous submissions are allowed. However, please withdraw your submission immediately, if your poem is to be published elsewhere. Please note that poems may not be simultaneously submitted to more than one Wax Poetry and Art submission stream.
When published, an Official Print Version of the poem will be made available for sale. The Official Print Version will be limited-edition, numbered, and printed on cardstock in a format similar to a greeting card. The winner will receive a 20% royalty on all print sales, as well as a 50% royalty on electronic sales, such as of .pdf documents and tip-jar payments. If the poem is ever collected into an online or print anthology, the same royalty rates apply, and royalties will be shared equally among all contributors, based on contribution. Royalties will be paid out annually in January to anyone who is owed $10 CAD or more. There is no initial payment.
Every poem published in this and all Wax Poetry and Art publications qualifies for the Wax Poetry and Art Readers Choice prize of $50 CAD. When your work is published, share the link with your social network. The poem receiving the most unique page views during the calender year of publication, of all poems published on the Wax Poetry and Art Network, will be awarded a prize of $50 CAD. Poems published after December 1st will be included in the next year's competition. Please note, the eight finalists for the Wax Poetry and Art Poetry World Cup are not eligible for this prize, as they will participate in their own Readers Choice competition.
The winning poem will be published online in Angela Poetry Magazine.
The winning poet also wins one entry into the Wax Poetry and Art Champions Cup.
The winner grants publisher Kirk Ramdath the right to the first publication of the poem, as well as the right to republish the poem in Angela Poetry Magazine & Wax Poetry and Art anthologies, online and in print, without additional permission required.The winner also grants the publisher the right to publish parts or all of the work on third party platforms such as Facebook and other social media, specifically for the purpose of sharing the work with more people, and considering the evolving and experimental nature of the Internet.
Agreement statement: "I agree with the terms of The Lighthearted Poetry Contest and to be added to the Wax Poetry and Art email list."
Poem (titled, The maximum number of lines is 35, including line spaces and title, which are counted as lines.).
CV / Resume
Biography, maximum 100 words, including social media and www links, if applicable.
Your complete postal mailing address including unit, city, province, country, and postal code.
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- Created by
- Iten Atta/ Egypt
- Published by
- Farah Sameh/ Egypt
- Reviewed by
- Nourhan Mahmoud/ Egypt
- Opportunity Type
- Competitions, Contests, Awards, Prizes, Non-Degree Opportunities
- Funding Type
- Program Period
- From 1 month to 6 months
- It closes Sunday, September 27, 2020 - midnight of Sunday.