Sentinel Literary Quarterly
Extended to 30-June-2012
Poems may be on any subject or style and MUST NOT have been
previously published, or posted on a website or blog. Poems posted
on members-only writing groups for workshop purposes as part of the
creative process are not deemed to have been previously published.
Poems must also not be under consideration for publication or
accepted for publication elsewhere, and may not be simultaneously
entered into another competition.
Length: Maximum 50 lines per poem
Entry Fees: £3.00/1 poem, £6.00/2
poems, £9.00/3 poems, £11.00/4 poems,
£12.00/5 poems, £16.00/7 poems, and £22.00/10 poems. (You may enter as many poems as you wish – with
the applicable fees.
Prizes: First: £150.00 ($238.00), Second:
£75.00 ($119.00), Third: £50.00 ($79.00), Highly Commended: £10 x 3.
($16.00 x 3) Note: Dollar equivalents are based on exchange rate on
Results due: 31st July, 2012
announced in Sentinel Literary Quarterly magazine online at:
First Publication: The three winning poems, three highly
commended poems, plus nine other poems (15 poems in total) will
receive first publication in Sentinel Champions magazine in print
and eBook in February 2013. The authors will each receive a free
Anniversary Year Giveaway: As part of the
celebration to mark 10 years of Sentinel Poetry Movement, 1 entrant
to this quarter's poetry competition will receive a year's free
subscription to Sentinel Champions magazine.
Judge: Will Daunt, author of
Competition Administration: Sentinel Poetry Movement
Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry
Competitions have successfully run every 3 months since July 2009
and have become a regular feature in the international writing
competitions environment attracting entries from all over the world.
About the judge
Will Daunt is the author of
five poetry books including Distant Close, The Good is Abroad,
Running out of England, and Powerless - a winner in the 2010 Indigo
Dreams collection competition. He has reviewed for Envoi and
New Hope International. Daunt lives in Ormskirk, Lancashire.
See Daunt's Page
@ Indigo Dreams
#10, May - Jul 2012
Features the winning and
commended poems & short stories from the SLQ poetry and short story
competitions October 2011.
ENTER BY POST
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entry fees securely by Paypal. To enter by this method
please follow these steps:
Select the option that matches
your entry preference from the paypal drop-down button
below and make the applicable payment. After making your
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Number by Paypal. Make a note of the Transaction ID.
Submit your poems and a cover
note with your Name, E-mail Address, Postal Address,
Telephone Number and Titles of your poems to:
firstname.lastname@example.org as a Word
or rtf attachment. In the subject line, type SLQ
POETRY JULY 2012 Followed by your Transaction ID.
You will receive an acknowledgement of receipt of poems
within 48 hours.
Your name or any
personally identifying marks may not appear on any of
your poetry pages.
If you are entering
more than 1 poem, please start every poem on a new page.
If your payment name
is different from your name or pen name, or if somebody
is paying for your entry, clearly indicate this in your
Please avoid using Sky Drive
to submit your work unless you know what you are doing.
We have so many people submitting multiple files by Sky
Drive that all link to single items.
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Cover Note titled
SLQ POETRY JULY 2012 The
cover note should include your Name, E-mail Address, Postal
Address, Telephone Number and Titles of your poems
Send the Entry Form or Cover Note together with your poems
and the applicable fees (GB£ cheques or postal orders only)
payable to SENTINEL POETRY MOVEMENT to:
Sentinel Poetry Movement
113 – 115 George Lane