WyoPoets 2018 Poetry Chapbook Contest Accepting Entries Through October 31

By: jean pierre gallot

The WyoPoets’ 2018 Poetry Chapbook Contest is now accepting entries through the postmark deadline of October 31, 2017. The theme is Hunger and Yearning – hungers denied and yearnings fulfilled — what do your mind, soul, and body ache for?

All work must be the original, unpublished work of the poet. Entry limit is three poems of no more than 36 lines, counting title and space after title, and no more than 60 characters per line. Prose poems are limited to 250 words or fewer. Poems, except for haiku, must be titled. Complete guidelines may be found at http://www.wyopoets.org/uploads/1/1/3/3/11334056/chapbook_2018ext_wyopoets.pdf.

Poets accepted for publication will receive one complimentary copy of the chapbook. The chapbook contest is open to WyoPoets’ members only. Membership is $20 annually. To join send a check payable to WyoPoets, for $20.00 and mail to Sue Wilcox, treasurer of WyoPoets, P. O. Box 133, Story, Wyoming 82842. Questions about the chapbook may also be directed to A. Rose Hill (chapbook contest chair), arose@bresnan.net or 307-674-4180.

WyoPoets is an organization of persons who write poetry for publication and/or as a hobby, open to all poets, both in-state and nationally. WyoPoets is a 501(c)(3) organization and is the Wyoming branch of the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS). More information on WyoPoets may be found at http://www.wyopoets.org/.