International Poetry Competition “SEEKING FOR A POEM”
You are invited to submit a poem for the International Poetry Competition “SEEKINGFOR A POEM”, organized by the Association’ La Stanza del Poeta’ from Formia/Gaeta (Italy) and DIOGEN pro culture magazine from Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina).
Please read ‘How to Guide’ bellow.
Please note that you are required to provide a valid email address. All communications with you will be exclusively in writing and via email. It is important that you keep your email address valid and active during the selection process so that we can communicate with you.
(2) Your poem will be evaluated by our judges: poets Giuseppe Napolitano from Italy and Sabahudin Hadžialić from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Having read and assessed your poem, the judges will make a decision to either publish it or decline publication.
(3) The poems selected for publication will be uploaded on the competition website and the top three poems will be announced. All contestants are invited to visit the website and review the results.
(4) The top three poems will be also announced on web site of the Association’ La Stanza del Poeta ‘ and DIOGEN pro culture magazine and published in the annual DIOGEN pro culture magazine No. 3. edition in March 2013.
The one who won the first place will get CD with all issues in pdf. format of DIOGEN pro art magazine (25); DIOGEN pro culture magazine (2) and DIOGEN pro youth magazine (1)
Each winner will be presented with the opportunity to publish 20 poems of their choice in the third annual edition of DIOGEN pro culture magazine.
Each winner will get adequate certificate as it was back in 2011: http://diogen.weebly.com/seeking-for-a-poem-international-poetry-competition-2011.html
Each winner will get as a gift 30 different poetry books from the poets from all around the world until summer 2013.
We would like to thank you in advance for your devotion to the development of creative writing endeavors
Additional Contest Information
Who is Eligible?
Poets of all ages are eligible and all styles of poetry are acceptable.
How and When to Submit?
Poems must be original works.
Poems should be submitted ONLY in English, or the English translation must accompany the original.
The poet's full name and email address must be provided.
The poet must be able to be notified via email if their poem has been selected for publication.
The judges will be looking for originality, rhythm, rhymes, and audience appeal.
The judges will be looking for poet’s passion about the subject topic of the poem or a novel approach to every day topics.
Here is the info about last year competition: