Thursday, September 17, 2009

Ekphrastic Poetry Contest Deadline Sept 30

Author: mamta
Posted: Mon Sep 14 8:04:00 EDT 2009
Post subject: Ekphrastic Poetry Contest

The staff and administrators of
are pleased to announce
the first

ekphrastic poetry contest

[ Ekphrastic poetry brings attention to visual art. Its writing upon another art form, for instance a poem about a photograph ]


    This genre has a lot of freedom for exploration. There are no restrictions on the form. The poem should be written specifically on the picture posted above and for the contest. It may not be published in the finished section (or anywhere else) until after the winners have been announced.

    The contest is open to all members. (To become a member, register here: The whole staff or families of staff are not eligible for this competition. Please do not share your submissions with other members of Got Poetry. Selected judges will be rating them blindly. Please do not respond in this thread either with a poem or to disclose you are sending one. Only one submission per member is permitted.

    Not following these rules will lead to disqualification.

    Please submit your entry to MAMTA in private messaging no later than midnight Eastern Standard time on September 30th. Please use the subject line "ekphrasic poetry contest" for your submission. Winners will be announced on October 5th.

    • The first place winner will receive 100 karma points. The second place winner will receive 75 karma points and the third will receive 50 karma points.

    • The winners will have a badge displayed under their info and on their profile.

    • Also, the winners will enjoy a new status within the community. They will be invited to our exclusive club called the "winner's circle" where they will enjoy a unique set of privileges and perks.


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