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Calgary Poetry Magazine & Wax Poetry and Art present,
Poets of Western Canada Contest #1

-This is a free contest. Submissions are accepted from residents of
British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon, Northwest
Territories, and Nunavut.
-Current contest closes Sunday, December 1st, 2019. The winner will be
published on or before Monday, December 16th, 2019.
-This contest is a
Wax Poetry and Art Champions Cup qualifying event.
More information about the
Poetry Champions Cup is coming soon.

Description
Calgary Poetry Magazine invites all poets living in Canada's western
provinces and the Territories to submit to the
Poets of Western Canada
Contest #1
.

Submission Guidelines
Please read these submission guidelines carefully. Adherence to the
submission guidelines is now part of the review process. Participants
will receive email acknowledgement that their submission has been
received. Incomplete or improperly formatted submissions will be
disqualified at the beginning of the review process. Therefore, you must
ensure that you follow these guidelines carefully.

To send a corrected or new submission, simply send an entirely new
submission, prior to the submission deadline. Your previous entry will
be discarded and your most recent submission will be used for the
contest.

Poets who require notice of whether of not their submission is correctly
formatted can pay a fee of $5 CAD.
Click here to purchase a Contest
Formatting Acknowledgement for this contest. (The link opens in a new
window so you can keep your place on this page.)

You must agree with the terms on this page in order to submit poetry to
this project. Your submission will be taken as proof of your agreement
and as such, no additional contract will be required for publication to
proceed.

Your email will be added to the
Wax Poetry and Art Email list. You will
receive only a few emails per year, and you can leave the list at any time
by replying to a message and asking to leave the list. To ensure you
receive messages, you can add "info@waxpoetryart.com" to your saved
email addresses.

You must include the following statement in your submission: "I agree
with the terms of the Poets of Western Canada Contest and to be
added to the Wax Poetry and Art email list."

The Poets of Western Canada Contest #1 closes on Sunday,
December 1, 2019.

This is a free contest and submissions are open to all persons residing
in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon, Northwest
Territories, and Nunavut. Submissions in a language other than English
must include an English translation as well as the name, biography, and
mailing address of the translator (if not the author). In such cases,
royalties are shared equally between the poet and translator.

Simultaneous submissions are allowed. However, you must contact me
immediately if you plan to move forward with publication elsewhere, to
let me know to remove your poem from consideration.

Submit 1 original, unpublished, titled poem, 35 lines maximum, along
with a biography and your mailing address (including street address,
city, province, and postal code). Include social media information in your
biography, if applicable. Please limit your biography to 100 words.

Winning the Poets of Western Canada Contest #1
The winning poem will be published online in Calgary Poetry Magazine
on or before Monday, December 16th, 2019 . Please note, participants will
not be notified by email when the winner is published. To find out who
won, and to read the winning poem, visit one of the following web pages
on Monday, December 16th, 2019:
Calgary Poetry Magazine
Wax Poetry and Art
Calgary Poetry Magazine Facebook Page (external link)
Wax Poetry and Art Facebook Page (external link)

Use your smart device to set a reminder to, "Check the winner of the
Poets of Western Canada Contest on December 16th." The winner may
be published earlier, so feel free to check the websites mentioned above
earlier than December 16th.

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
Calgary Poetry
Magazine & Wax Poetry and Art
anthologies, online and in print, without
additional permission required.

The winning poet also wins one entry into the
Wax Poetry and Art
Champions Cup
, also known as the Poetry Champions Cup. More details
about the
Poetry Champions Cup will be announced soon.

When published, an Official Print Version of the winning poem will be
made available for sale. The winner will receive a 20% 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, the same royalty rates apply, and royalties will be shared
equally among all contributors, based on contribution, and paid out
annually in January, to anyone who is owed $10 CAD or more. There is
no initial payment.

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.

Submissions must include:
-Agreement statement: "I agree with the terms of the Poets of Western
Canada Contest and to be added to the Wax Poetry and Art email list."
-Poem (titled, 35 lines maximum).
-Biography, maximum 100 words, including social media and www links,
if applicable.
-Your complete postal mailing address including street address, city,
province, country, and postal code.

The entire submission (agreement statement, poem, biography, and
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.

Use, "The Poets of Western Canada Contest" as the subject header of
your email. Send your submission by midnight of Sunday, December 1st,
2019,
by email to: info@waxpoetryart.com.

About the Editor
Kirk Ramdath is the publisher and editor of Wax Poetry and Art, Eleventh
Transmission, and other publications. He has been a publisher since
2005, originally in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. His first book is
Love in a
Handful of Dust. Kirk now lives in Nanaimo, British Columbia.

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