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The Monthly Lighthearted Poetry Contest

Angela Poetry Magazine invites all poets to submit lighthearted, humorous,
playful, and curious poems to The Monthly Lighthearted Poetry Contest.
This is a free, fun contest, open to everyone on Earth.

Contest Status:

These guidelines have been specially crafted to make running a monthly
contest easier, therefore it is essential that you follow these guidelines
when making your submission.

All participants will be added to the mailing list for this contest. This is how
you will receive notice when the winner is published.

This contest runs for the duration of this month.

The winner will be published during the next month.

Participants will receive notice that the winner has been published via email.

The First Place poem will be published online in
Angela Poetry Magazine.

If fewer than five publishable entries are submitted, no winner will be
published. Submitters will be notified.  To participate again, send a new
poem, or indicate that you want to run the same poem again.

Simultaneous submissions are allowed.

Submit 1 original, unpublished, titled poem, along with a biography and your
mailing address (including country and postal code). Include social media
information in your biography, if applicable.

There is no line limit.

The entire submission (poem, biography, mailing address) must be copied
and pasted into the body of a single email and sent to the email address
shown below. Do not include any part of your submission in an attachment.

Send your submission via email by the end of the month. Use, "The Monthly
Lighthearted Poetry Contest" as the subject header of your email. Send
your email to:

Winning The Monthly Lighthearted Poetry Contest
The winner receives publication in Angela Poetry Magazine.

The winner grants publisher Kirk Ramdath the right to the first publication
of the poem, as well as the right to republish the poem in
Angela Poetry
Magazine & Wax Poetry and Art
anthologies, online or in print, without
additional permission required.

Currently there is no financial compensation, except for royalties. When
published, an Official Print Version of the winning poem will be made
available for sale. The winner will receive a 15% royalty on all print sales,
as well as a 50% royalty on electronic sales, such as of .pdf documents. If
the winning poem is ever collected into an online or print anthology, royalties
will be shared equally among all contributors, based on contribution, and
paid out annually in January, to anyone who $10 CAD or more is owed.

The winner also grants the publisher the right to publish parts or all of the
work on third party platforms such as Facebook and other social media,
specifically for the purpose of sharing the work with more people, and
considering the evolving and experimental nature of the Internet.

About the Publisher & Editor
Kirk Ramdath is the publisher and editor of Wax Poetry and Art, Eleventh
Transmission, Weekly Poems, and other publications. He has been an
artist and arts activist in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, since 2005. Kirk has
received numerous writing grants from Canada Council for the Arts. His
first book is
Love in a Handful of Dust.

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