Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Our 3rd NATIONWIDE Annual Beyond Baroque Poetry Contest - Updated Rules


CALLING ALL POETS!
3rd ANNUAL BEYOND BAROQUE POETRY CONTEST
ENTRY DEADLINE: September 1, 2012 (postmarked)


PRIZES
First Prize: $1000
Second Prize: $500
Third Prize: $250
Five honorable mentions will also be given.


RULES
1. You may submit up to 3 unpublished poems, all themes and styles welcome. 42 lines max. The entry fee for 1-3 poems is $15.


2. Poems should each be on their own sheet of paper. Multiple page poems should be numbered and have the title on each page. Poems should not have any identifying text on them except their title, but should be accompanied by a cover letter containing the author’s contact info and the title(s) of the poem(s) being submitted.


3. Send entries, including the entry fee, to:
Beyond Baroque Poetry Contest
681 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291

4. If you would like confirmation that we received your entry, please include your email address. Receipt confirmation will only be sent via email.


5. Entries accepted from inside the U.S. only.

Entries will be judged by SUZANNE LUMMIS,
poet, teacher and director of the Los Angeles Poetry Festival.
W inners will be featured at a poetry reading at Beyond Baroque
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2012, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
All participants in the reading are responsible for their own travel and lodging.

Thank you for your participation!
Your Beyond Baroque Team


SOLD OUT! SECOND ANNUAL GEORGE DRURY SMITH AWARDS DINNER ON JULY 15TH, 2012

SECOND ANNUAL
GEORGE DRURY SMITH
AWARDS DINNER


Hello, dear Beyond Baroque supporters,

At Beyond Baroque's Second Annual Awards Dinner we will be honoring 



WANDA COLEMAN with the
GEORGE DRURY SMITH AWARD


and 

AM√ČLIE FRANK with the
BEYOND BAROQUE 
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

The dinner will take place on

Sunday, July 15, 2012 
at the Church in Ocean Park, 
235 Hill St. 
Santa Monica, California

All proceeds benefit Beyond Baroque's literary programs.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., dinner will begin at 6:00 p.m., and the awards program will begin promptly at 7:30 p.m.

No tickets available at the door, because the event is completely sold out!

This year's Master of Ceremonies will be Brendan Constantine, and our presenters will be Beyond Baroque founder, George Drury Smith, as well as last year's Distinguished Service Award recipient, S.A. Griffin.


David Zasloff will entertain, and catering will once again be provided by Wild Thai Restaurant.

Dress is casual  and muses are welcome.

Free parking available at the nearby school parking lot located at 2802 4th Street in Santa Monica.
We are looking forward to a wonderful award ceremony and thank all of you for your generous support!

BEYOND BAROQUE LITERARY ARTS CENTER 

681 VENICE BLVD.
VENICE, CA 90291
www.beyondbaroque.org


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