CRWROPPS POST: Guidelines for Poetry by the Sea Sonnet Contest

Subject: Guidelines for Poetry by the Sea Sonnet Contest

Submission Guidelines


1.Sonnets must be previously unpublished. Each entrant may submit up to eight individual sonnets AND three sonnet crowns.

2. In the body of an e-mail, provide your name and contact information, and list the titles of the sonnets you are submitting. Attach the sonnets in ONE Word document, indicating the category at the top of the page: "Individual Sonnets" or "Sonnet Crown". Important: Do NOT include your name or any identifying information in the document or file name itself. Send to

3. The reading fee is payable through Paypal [You do not need a Paypal account to enter]. Entries that are not accompanied by the appropriate payment will NOT be read.

Enter a single sonnet for $3


Enter 4 sonnets for $10


Enter a Sonnet Crown for $15

Deadline: December 15, 2019

Prize: $500 for the best individual sonnet and $500 for the best sonnet crown.

Judging: Julie Kane will serve as the contest's final judge.

Anna M. Evans: Board Member at Poetry by the Sea
phone: 609-346-5011


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