Sentinel Literary Quarterly
The Magazine of World Literature. ISSN 1753-6499 (Online)
October 2011 Results
We are pleased to announce the results of the Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry and Short Story Competitions for October 2011 judged by Todd Swift and Adnan Mahmutovic respectively.
The 9 commended poems in no particular order are:
'Nearer my God to Thee' - Charlotte Trevella
'Van Eyk's Arnofilni Portrait' - Lynn Roberts
'The Abbot of Bingen' - Brian Nisbet
'Mitigating Things' - Richard W.Halperin
'Silent Days' - Eilidh Thomas
'Atlantis' - Nick Taylor
'An Honourable Outlaw' - Steve Layzell
'Angels of Galway Harbour' Terry Jones
'Losing the Termagant' - GB Clarkson
The 3 highly commended poems in no particular order are:
'Post' - Sharlene Teo
'Nature Walk' - David Paul Jones
'When I Lived in Buenos Aires' - Al McClimens
'Valentine Gift' - David Paul Jones
'Dorothy' - Richard W. Halperin
'Madame de Pompadour Considers...' - Lynn Roberts
The 3 highly commended stories in no particular order are:
'Maggie Kelly's Gift' - Nancy Cook
'Going Quietly' - Jane Moreton
'Cztery miesiące / Four months' - Martin Cathcart Frödén
'Third Time Lucky' - Andrew Campbell-Kearsey
'Where the Blue Line Fades' - Alison Lock
'Swarm' - ALISON LOCK
The winning and commended works listed above will be published in Sentinel Champions #10 in May 2012.
Congratulations to all the winners.
CLOSING DATE: 15-NOVEMBER-2011
Prizes: £500, £250, £125, £25 x 5 plus first publication in Sentinel Champions #9, February 2012
Entry fee: £5 per poem. Enter as many poems as you wish.
Jenny Donnison and Leo Madigan win July 2011 Competitions
Sheffield poet Jenny Donnison struck a double in the July 2011 Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition judged by winning the First and Third Prizes with her poems “Starlings” and “Aestivation”. The Second Prize was won by Richard Halperin who writes from Paris with the poem “The River 8”.
The Short Story Competition was won by Leo Madigan of Fatima, Portugal with “The Maitre d’”. Caversham storyteller Julia Bohanna’s “Children of the Rubble” took the Second Prize, while the Third Prize was won by Warren Paul Glover of Woollahra, Australia with a story entitled “Table for Two.”
The full results and judges’ reports are in these locations:
Poetry: Results & Judge's Report
Short stories: Results & Judge's Report
SENTINEL LITERARY QUARTERLY POETRY
& SHORT STORY COMPETITIONS
Unless otherwise stated, the closing dates for entries each quarter are as follows:
December 20th for January competition.
March 20th for April competition.
June 20th for July competition
September 20th for October competition.
Prizes in each category
First Prize: £150.00
Second Prize: £75.00
Third Prize: £50.00
High Commendation: £10 x 3
All winning and commended poems and short stories receive first publication in Sentinel Champions magazine in print and eBook.
Writing Competitions Results Poetry Competition Short Story Competition