UPDATE: [Poetry] Dante's Heart Poetry Contest (Nov 1, 2008)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Fusch
contact email: 
editors@dantesheart.com

Entries Due: November 1, 2008
Winners Announced: December 2008

1st Prize - $125 + Publication
2nd Prize - $75 + Publication
3rd Prize - Honorable Mention + Publication

Contest Judge:
Ever Saskya, Author of _The Porch is a
Journey Different From the House_

Entry Fee: $7 (USD)

What We're Looking For:
This contest seeks work that speaks to the mission of Dante’s Heart.
Dante's Heart (www.dantesheart.com) is an online venue looking for creative
work that explores how myth and fairy tale define and are defined by the
human experience(s). We want to celebrate the shock, wonder, bewilderment,
suffering, and enchantment of myth, of the fantastic; we want to hear about
rivers running with wine and ghosts jumping the Mississippi on motorcycles.
We're concerned with the neglect of myth, with the blindness of a culture
determined by myths it hasn't thought about; we demand (beg, entreat,
scream) that myths be thought about, made and remade, handled with a
delicate & angry/sad/ desperate/joyous exuberance.

Contest Rules

Submit poems by e-mail to editors_at_dantesheart.com.

Submit entry fees using the "Giving" page on our website
(www.dantesheart.com), and e-mail us to specify that the funds are for the
contest entry fee.

Entries & entry fees must be received by November 1 in order to be
considered for the contest.

Submit one entry only. An entry may consist of any of these:
1 poem of up to 7 pages
A series of 2-3 inter-related poems up to 10 pages
A series of 4 or more inter-related poems up to 15 pages

Send your best work. Please peruse our journal, Dante’s Heart, at www.
dantesheart.com, prior to submitting.

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