HOME
The Ontario Poetry Society
~ The Ultra Short Poem Competition 2014 ~

About TOPS

Executive

Branches

Members

Events

Contests

Projects

Newsletter

Members
Poetry


Awards

Ted Plantos Dedication

Bookstore

Sponsors

Links

Join

Contact


CLOSED

Open to Canadians and permanent residents of Canada only
First Prize $100 – Second Prize $75 – Third Prize $50 – Fourth Prize $25

Plus 36 Runners Up

All Prize Winning Poems to be published in a chapbook anthology.
every winner will receive one free copy of the book.

Rules and Guidelines:
Poems are to be no longer than 8 lines and no more than 8 words on a line.
Spaces between the stanzas count as lines.
Poem title & space between the title and body of the poem
do not count as lines.
All themes and styles welcome.
Poems to be typed one poem per page,
either Times New Roman or Arial #12 Font
on white letter size paper (8 ½ x 11).
Poems submitted may be previously published,
but no previous contest winning poems please.

Blind Judging:
No author ID to be anywhere on the same page as the poem, front or back.
Include a separate cover page with author name, complete mailing address,
including apt.# and postal code, tel. number and e-mail if possible
and poem titles) or first line(s) if no poem title(s).

Contest Deadline:
Submissions to be postmarked
on or before October 30, 2014

Contest Entry Fee:
$10 for up to 5 poems
Additional poems $2 each
There is no limit to the number of submissions per poet.

Send submissions with payment to:
The Ontario Poetry Society,
#710 -65 Spring Garden Ave.,
Toronto, Ont. M2N 6H9
Encl a #10 s.a.s.e. for the winners list
and you will also receive a $1 coupon to be used for a future T.O.P.S. contest

Contest results will be posted on our website at
www.theontariopoetrysociety.ca

Contest Judge is Lori Market
( Recipient of 1st Prize, 2013 )