Open To All Canadian
- CLOSED - See
First prize - $50 & 50 Free Chapbooks & a Fancy Certificate
Plus the chapbook
will be advertised for one year on T.O.P.S. website
Plus 5 Honourable
Mention Awards of a Fancy Certificate Each
Plus All entrants
receive one copy of the winning chapbook collection
Rules and Guidelines:
Manuscripts of 24 pages of poetry accepted.
be previously published, but not previously have won any contest prizes
can be one long poem or a variety of different poems.
Each page is 35 lines max.
between the stanzas count as lines.
Line width should be restricted to 49 characters & word spaces.
size is 8.5 high x 5.5 wide.
to be submitted on plain white paper
x 11) with one poem per page.
need to be in the order of appearance in the chapbook.
include a front page index showing only the
chapbook title and
the poem titles in the order you desire.
to be printed on only one side of a sheet.
Do not send
any pictures or artwork or biographical information.
can provide these things, as well as the publication credits for
any previously published
poems in the manuscript, once the contest is closed.
I.D. to be anywhere, front or back, on any part of the submission.
separate cover page with author name, address, phone
& e-mail (if possible), as well as a chapbook title & listing
of poem titles.
$15 for the first manuscript. Additional manuscripts are $10 each.
There is no
limit to the number of submissions per entrant.
to be printed on 24 lb. paper, colour card stock cover and black ink.
will be provided and 2 extra copies will be printed & sent to the
of Canada for their Archives.
A chapbook launch
will be arranged within Ontario.
winner live out of town, it is up to them
travel and accommodations in the city or town
for the book
launch, at their own expense.
for purchase by the winner are $4 each.
Entries to be postmarked on or before July 31, 2015.
Include a #10 s.a.s.e.
(self-addressed stamped envelope) for the winners list.
are not returned, unless a larger envelope is enclosed with sufficient
The Ontario Poetry Society, #710 65 Spring Garden Ave., Toronto,
Ont. M2N 6H9
The author retains
all right to his/her poetry.
Poetry Society is granted one time rights,
the work in the chapbooks.
is Ronnie R. Brown, 2013 First Prize Winner