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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Geelong Poetry Anthology - SUBMIT NOW

Call for Submissions for a Poetry Anthology

First Call: Now to 3oth June
(Early Submissions encouraged)


At the meeting on 23rd May '15 I spoke about this idea.
Last year we had a Poetry Competition with 12 'Winners' and more than 60 poems entered. We undertook to provide the opportunity for publication but the Annual Anthology was for 'Memoir'.
We will now do a Poetry Anthology to include work from 12 winners and open to both the other entrants and all others in our GW contacts who want to send us Poetry for possible publication.
Maurice Alexander, Secretary, Geelong Writers
Important Note:
This publication will be as well as our Annual Anthology. The call for submissions with details of requirements will be sent to this same group but there will be 2 different e-mail addresses to submit your writing to.

Guidelines for E-mail submissions (all submissions by e-mail to following e-mail address)

E-mail Address:
Form: Attachment as a ‘Word’ document.
Contact details (to be included in both attachment & body of e-mail):
Name; Postal address; E-mail address; Phone no(s).
Writer’s Bio. -(To be attached as a separate ‘Word’ document:) Limit 100 words Please include your name in document name e.g. Jane Blogs Bio
Preferred formatting
(Except poems if alternate format is artistically important)
MARGIN: ‘normal’ in word.
FONT: Times New Roman 12pt
PARAGRAPHS: Left aligned; first line indented
HEADINGS: Standard 1 to 3 only

Subjects and Themes:

Our working title will be "A People's Poetry" and it will be a Geelong Writers Publication.
Suggestions: Poems that tell of you as person with connection to Geelong as place, people, past history, politics, society etc.
Alternate Title and themes: Joys of (Poetry) Writing.

So all Poets be inspired send your work early for consideration!


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