2019 World Tanka Poetry Contest Opens Soon! 


"We shall never understand one another until we reduce the language to seven words."- - 
Kahlil Gibran   (1883-1931)

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The 2019 World Tanka Poetry Competition Opens Soon!


GUIDELINES: Only unpublished high quality tanka poems not submitted for publication or to any other contest, will be accepted. The appearance of poems in online discussion lists, twitter, facebook or personal websites is considered publication and will not qualify. Please type “World Tanka” in subject line of your email to avoid deletion.

The theme for this year's competition is "Love". Enter by email only. Please type poems in the body of your email. (Please no email attachments or postal submissions will be accepted). All attachments to email will be deleted. 


Email: lpezinesubmissions@gmail.com

Contest opens: February 1, 2019 - April 1, 2019.  
Theme: "Love". 

Entries must be emailed no later than the deadline: April 1, 2019 at 11:59 EST to qualify. International submissions always welcome. Entries received after the deadline will not be accepted. Winners and Honorable Mentions will be posted on website. All rights revert to the authors after publication.

Fee: $3.00 US/ tanka poem or $10.00 US/ set of 5 poems. Each set of 5 poems receives the discounted price. For example, if you have submitted 3 poems, enter $9.00 US as the total cost in the paypal "price per item" box. If submitting 12 poems then your total cost would be $26.00 US. Only online & Paypal payments will be accepted.

Happy Writing!

Top Prizes – Grand Prize: $250.00 (US) & Certificate, 2nd Prize: $125.00, 3rd Prize: $50.00

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