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Contest Rules and Information

Deadline: September 26th, 2016

Prizes

  • First Prize: Invitation to read at the Beat Conference, $150.00 and opportunity to be published in Blue Moon Literary and Art Review.
  • Second Prize: Invitation to read at the Beat Conference, $50.00 and opportunity to be published in Blue Moon Literary and Art Review.
  • Third Prize: Invitation to read at the Beat Conference and opportunity to be published in Blue Moon Literary and Art Review.
  • Honorable Mention: Top poets will be invited to read at the Beat Conference, and possible opportunity to be published in Blue Moon Literary and Art Review.

Qualifications

You must attend the (free) contest on October 7th, 2016 to give your reading and allow your work to be published.

Guidelines

We are looking for poems that reflect upon or honor the spirit of “Beat,” whatever that means to you. Typically, Beat-influenced poems are anti-authoritarian, rhapsodic, ecstatic, jazzy etc. Send a maximum of three poems not to exceed six total pages. Entries must be the original work of the contestant. Entries will not be returned.

Please provide a page with your name, phone number, address and email and submit it with your entry to:
Dr. Andy Jones, Poetry Editor
Beat Generation and Beyond Poetry Editor
Jackkerouaccontest@gmail.com