Don't chuck that stanza! Enter
Arc's Poem of the Year Contest
You still have time to pull those lines into shape and
Poem of the Year Contest. Or give a nudge to your shy but
friend. This year, the first prize winner will take home
second prize $1000, and the third prize $750. Postmark
June 30, 2007.
We are delighted to have Newfoundland’s John
Canada’s Parliamentary Poet Laureate, as this
year’s Poem of the
Arc’s Poem of the Year Contest is in its twelfth
year, and is one of
the longest running poetry competitions in Canada. For
thirty years Arc has published some of the finest poets
the country and abroad. Your contest entry fee of $23 CAD
you to a one-year Arc subscription mailed to an address in
starting with the Winter 2007 issue in which the winning
appear, or one issue (the Winter 2007 issue) mailed to an
the U.S. or overseas. (If you already have a subscription,
give your extra subscription or issue to a friend.)
Please see the complete contest guidelines at www.arcpoetry.ca.
Although all contest submissions must be sent by post
mail, we’ve now
made it possible for you to pay your contest entry fee
credit card or paypal or cheque or money order at our
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Run with your inspiration.
Send Entries to:
Arc: Canada's National Poetry Magazine
P.O. Box 81060
Canada, K1P 1B1
Acorn-Plantos Award for People’s
In memory of Milton Acorn and Ted Plantos
Deadline: June 30,
The Acorn-Plantos Award for People=‘s Poetry is
presented annually to a
Canadian poet based on a book published in the previous
calendar year (in
the present case, 2006).
The work should follow in the tradition of Acorn, Livesay,
and others by being accessible to all people in its use of
The award is open to any living poet who is a Canadian
citizen or landed
immigrant. The work may be entered by the poet or the
publisher. The award
itself honours the poet.
The award consists of $500 (Canadian) and a medallion.
Entry fee: $25 per title.
Send entry fee plus five (5) copies of the book to the
Cheques payable to the
Jeff Seffinga, Executive Director
Acorn-Plantos Award Committee
36 Sunset Avenue
2005 winner RONNIE R. BROWN for States of
Matter, Black Moss Press