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The Ontario Poetry Society Presents:
The Epic Proportions Poetry Competition, 2017
Open to Everyone

First Prize $150 Second Prize $100 Third Prize $50
3 Honourable Mentions of $10 each
Plus 10 Judge's Choice Awards
All contest prizes paid in Canadian Dollars.
All 16 prize winners receive a fancy certificate.
The top 6 winning poems will be published together in a chapbook.
The top 16 prize winners to receive one copy of the book.

Poems are not to be less than 75 lines and not to be longer than 150 lines.
The spaces between the stanzas count as lines.
All themes and styles welcome.
There is no limit to the number of submissions

Rules and Guidelines:
Blind Judging: No author ID to be anywhere
on the same page as the poem, back or front.
Poems to be #11 Times New Roman font.
Enclose a cover page with poem title (or first line if no title),
Author name, address, phone number & e-mail if possible.
Poems may be previously published,
but no previous contest winners, please.

Entry Fee:
1 poem for $10 or 2 poems for $15
Deadline:
Poems to be postmarked on /or before April 30th, 2017
Enclose a #10 s.a.s.e. for the winners list &
you will also receive $1 off coupon towards the next contest.

Send your entry with payment to
The Ontario Poetry Society
Attn: I.B. Iskov, Contest Coordinator,
#710 - 65 Spring Garden Ave., Toronto, Ont. M2N 6H9
Contest Judge is Alvin G. Ens