VALIANT SCRIBE POETRY COMPETITION

VALIANT SCRIBE POETRY COMPETITION


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Valiant Scribe calls for poetry submissions written from a hopeful perspective, insinuating there’s light at the end of the tunnel. We welcome entries focusing on faith and social issues.

Submissions must be previously unpublished. Each poet is limited to one submission of no more than five poems.   

Submissions should be in English. Submissions in other languages are also welcome but should be accompanied by an English translation.

The author of the winning poem will be awarded 500 Canadian dollars.

Call for Submission: 2023 Poetry Competition
Let there be Light!

Submission period: June 10 – July 15.

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Entry Guidelines

Valiant Scribe calls for poetry submissions written from a hopeful perspective, insinuating there’s light at the end of the tunnel. We welcome entries focusing on faith and social issues.

Submissions must be previously unpublished.
Each poet is limited to one submission of no more than five poems.   

Submissions should be in English. Submissions in other languages are also welcome but should be accompanied by an English translation.

Only digital submissions are accepted. Kindly indicate “Poetry Competition” in the subject line of your e-mail. Please send a single Word document attachment containing* a brief cover letter with your name, 100-word third-person bio, and submission(s) to contactvaliantscribe@gmail.com

*Please note that we want a single Word document. An introductory note in the body of your e-mail is welcome but not required. We will not consider your submission if you do not follow these guidelines. 

Judgement will be blind. Valiant Scribe volunteers will de-identify entries.

Submission fee:
None.
 
Compensation:
The author of the winning poem will be awarded 500 Canadian dollars.
Payment will be made through PayPal or TransferWise. Entrants must ensure they can receive payment through either option. 

We will also shortlist up to ten runner-ups for honourable mention.

Notifications: We will notify the winner and runner-ups by e-mail in September.

Publication:
The winning poem and shortlisted poems will be featured on a dedicated page on our website. See sample here.

Website link: Submit | Valiant Scribe

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