Saturday, February 24, 2018

Poetry Contest

The 2018 Carriage House Poetry Prize

Poets of all ages are invited to enter!

Sponsored by The Carriage House Poetry Series
& The Fanwood Shade Tree Commission (Arbor Day Observance 2018)

 $300.00 Prize  
& Publication in Tiferet Journal (Autumn 2018)

  • $5.00 entry fee. Check or money orders only, made payable to Borough of Fanwood. “Poetry Contest” must appear on the subject line.

  • Poets are invited to enter two poems—40 lines or less each.

  • Each poem must be single-spaced on a separate sheet of paper.

  • Submit 2 copies of each poem, one copy with the poet’s name, address, phone number, and email address in the upper right corner. Judging will be “blind” (no names).

  • Poems must be previously unpublished and must contain reference to a tree or trees (not necessarily poems about trees). Any style or form.

  • Poems will not be returned, so keep a copy for your files. Please do not include self-addressed, stamped envelopes for notification. We regret that the large volume of entries we receive makes it impossible for us to reply to individuals other than those who win.

  • The winner and possible runners up will notified by email and will be posted on the Carriage House site, Facebook, and various print media.

  • Deadline: In-hand by March 15, 2018.

  • Send entries and entry fee by snail mail only to: 
Carriage House Poetry Prize
Fanwood Borough Hall
75 North Martine Avenue
Fanwood, NJ 07023

   Final Judge: Donna Baier Stein
Donna Baier Stein Donna is the author of The Silver Baron’s Wife (PEN/New England Discovery Award, Finalist in Foreword Reviews 2017, Book of the Year Award in General Fiction and Historical Fiction categories, and Finalist in Paterson Prize for Fiction), Sympathetic People (Iowa Fiction Award Finalist and 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist in Short Fiction), Sometimes You Sense the Difference (poetry), and Letting the Rain Have Its Say (poetry). She was a Founding Editor of Bellevue Literary Review and is founding publisher of Tiferet Journal.