Calling all poets

This is Artists Embassy International’s 26th Annual Poetry Contest. Poets will read at the prestigious Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, September 26, 2019.

Three Grand Prizes – $100 each plus poem choreographed, costumed and video of live performance at the Dancing Poetry Festival in San Francisco.

Gandhi to Althya Youngman, our founder, said, “It is the artists of the world that will bring world peace.”

Poetry is a very old art form. As a poet-artist, you are part of the solution.

Six first prizes will receive $50 each. Twelve second prizes will receive $25 each. Thirty third prizes will receive $10 each.

Contest Rules:

Line Limit: 40 lines maximum each poem. No limit on number of entries.

Entry must arrive by April 15, 2019. No poems will be returned.

Entry Fee: One poem for $5 or three poems for $10.

Send two typed, clear copies of each entry.

Show name, address, telephone number, email and how you heard about us on one copy only (The anonymous copy goes to the judges. Judges’ decisions are final).

Poems must be in English or include English translation.

Poets outside the USA, please send an international postal money order in U.S. dollars or U.S. currency.

Send all entries and fees, national and international, to: AEI Contest Chair Judy Cheung, 704 Brigham Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95404 – USA

Make checks out to Artists Embassy International. Must arrive by April 15.