Deadline: October 2nd, 2016

Contest Rules and Information

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) conference on October 16th, 2015 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
[email protected]