Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Reminder - First International Erotic Tanka Contest

Pamela Babusci would like to remind everyone about the . . .

First International Erotic Tanka Contest
Deadline Postmark: Dec. 31st 2008

Eligibility: Open to everyone at least 21 years old. You must be at least 21 years old to enter.

Subject matter: Erotic, sensual/physical tanka. Tanka that expresses love in all its manifestations. Please NO pornography!!

Prizes: First Place $100 Second Place $50 and Third Place $25 Prize monies maybe reduced if there are insufficient funds due to number of entries.

Entry Fee: $1 per tanka No limit on number of tanka submitted. Checks, money orders, made payable to Pamela A. Babusci, or cash. Foreign entries CASH ONLY, U.S. MONIES.

Rules: Submit tanka on 3x5 index cards. One card with just the tanka on it and the second card with your tanka and your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address on the front upper left of the card. Entries MUST be typewritten or printed legibly. Entries that cannot be read be will destroyed. Enclose an SASE, with sufficient postage (or 2 IRCs for international entries) if you desire contest results.

ONLY unpublished tanka will be accepted. NO tanka that is being considered for publication or entered into tanka contests elsewhere. NO tanka that has been published on-line or in on-line tanka workshops should be entered.

Judge: Pamela A. Babusci, international award-winning tanka poet.

Note: The contest will be judged blindly. Karen Shiffler will receive all entries and send ONLY the blind entries to the judge.

Send entries to: First International Erotic Tanka Contest, Karen Shiffler, 1464 Lake Road Webster, NY 14580 USA.

Questions: E-mail; subject line: Questions: Erotic Tanka Contest.

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