Saturday, November 24, 2007

Split This Rock Poetry Contest

Genre(s): Poetry.

Welcome to the back pages of the Gilbert Wesley Purdy Online Bibliography. Rather than merely use a few pages for the Bibliography I have decided to begin posting calls for submissions again. I will be posting information about literary and arts competitions, as well. So you may want to subscribe to the Bibliography RSS (or Atom) in order to get the latest information. If you wish to have your own call for submissions or competition posted, contact me at gwpurdy@yahoo.com. A confirming link may be required in order to post your notice. I will include all notices the I have time to post.

Oh, and I hope you will stop in at the Hyperlinked Internet Bibliography page, as well. Perhaps you will find something of interest there.



Publisher: None.
Publication: None.
Genre(s): Poetry.
Length: Three unpublished poems. No more than six pages total.
Award: $500, $300, $200 and publication on festival site.
Fee: $20.00.
Judge: Kyle G. Dargan.
Date Call Issued: November 16, 2007.
Deadline: Jamuary 15, 2008 postmark.
Publication Date: Not provided.

Contact: Sarah Browning, Coordinator, Split This Rock Poetry Festival, c/o Institute for Policy Studies1112 16th Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036.
browning(at)splitthisrock.org
202-577-6596


Comments: "Submit your poems of provocation and witness to a contest that will benefit the Split This Rock Festival. Prizes of $500, $300, and $200 will be awarded and the first place winner will be invited to read at the festival. The theme can be interpreted broadly, and may include, but is not limited to, work addressing politics, government, war, and leadership; issues of identity, including gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, disability, body image, immigration and cultural heritage, etc.; poems on community, civic engagement, education, and activism; and poems about history, Americana, and cultural icons."

"Kyle G. Dargan’s second collection of poems, Bouquet of Hungers, has just been released by the University of Georgia Press. He is the managing editor of Callaloo and teaches in the creative writing MFA program at American University. His debut collection, The Listening, won the 2003 Cave Canem Prize, and he has received fellowships from the Bucknell Seminar, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and The Fine Arts Work Center."

Full notice available at: http://www.splitthisrock.org/contests.html.

Family Tree

Genre(s): Prose.

Welcome to the back pages of the Gilbert Wesley Purdy Online Bibliography. Rather than merely use a few pages for the Bibliography I have decided to begin posting calls for submissions again. I will be posting information about literary and arts competitions, as well. So you may want to subscribe to the Bibliography RSS (or Atom) in order to get the latest information. If you wish to have your own call for submissions or competition posted, contact me at gwpurdy@yahoo.com. A confirming link may be required in order to post your notice. I will include all notices the I have time to post.

Oh, and I hope you will stop in at the Hyperlinked Internet Bibliography page, as well. Perhaps you will find something of interest there.



Publisher: F&W Publications.
Publication: Family Tree.
Genre(s): Prose.
Payment: $25 for shorts or per assignment.
Date Call Issued: Ongoing.
Deadline: Ongoing.
Publication Date: Bi-Monthly.


Comments: "Please query with a specific story idea.... Our style is bright, breezy, helpful and encouraging. We're NOT an academic journal or a genealogy-research journal."

Full notice available at: http://www.familytreemagazine.com/gls.html.

Saturday, November 03, 2007

Competition: Kids Go Green Poster Contest

Genre(s): Visual arts/posters.

Welcome to the back pages of the Gilbert Wesley Purdy Online Bibliography. Rather than merely use a few pages for the Bibliography I have decided to begin posting calls for submissions again. I will be posting information about literary and arts competitions, as well. So you may want to subscribe to the Bibliography RSS (or Atom) in order to get the latest information. If you wish to have your own call for submissions or competition posted, contact me at gwpurdy@yahoo.com. A confirming link may be required in order to post your notice. I will include all notices the I have time to post.

Oh, and I hope you will stop in at the Hyperlinked Internet Bibliography page, as well. Perhaps you will find something of interest there.



Issuer: Tri-Rail and Kids Ecology Corps.
Location: Southeast Florida.
Genre(s): Visual arts/posters.
Eligibility: Children grades 6-8 in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Award: Three winners will be selected to each win $250, a family day at Billie Swamp Safari and more. Winning posters will also be displayed on Tri-Rail’s trains during early 2008.
Fee: None.
Date Call Issued: October 22, 2007.
Deadline: December 7, 2007.


Comments: "...a poster contest promoting the positive effects of using public transportation as a means to reduce air pollution, preserve natural resources and improve our quality of life.... Submissions should be hand-drawn on a 11x17 poster board, one-sided.... Artwork can be submitted via Postal Mail to: The Kids Ecology Corps, Attn: Lee Gottlieb, 1350 E Sunrise Blvd #106, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304 "

Contact Info: For more information contact Tri-Rail at (954) 524-0366



Full notice available at: http://www.kidsecologycorps.org/images/Copy%20of%20Tri%20Rail%20Poster%20scan.pdf.