Submit Your Poem!

    Guidelines for Poems & Submission:

    Guidelines for Poems & Submission:

    GUIDELINES for Poems:

    Length – must fit on two pages of 8 ½ x 11 paper.

    Font – Times New Roman, Tahoma or Calibri only in size 14pt font.

    Language – English. May include words or phrases in another language IF translation is provided as part of the submission.

    Published – submitted poems may have been previously published.

    Content – Must speak to what it means to thrive for self, others, nature (the planet), or the world community.

    GUIDELINES for Submission: 

    Submit no more than two poems for consideration.

    Poems will be reviewed with no names by a small panel of local poetry & creative writing experts. Only the Executive Director will know the name associated with each poem until the top four are selected.

    All submissions will be acknowledged via email, with the 10 finalists and 4 winners notified by September 30th.

    The top ten poems will be featured on the Eremos website and printed for attendees of Thriving Today.

    In addition, the Eremos e-newsletter (over 800 people nationwide) will feature at least one of the top ten poems each week between October 26th and the end of the year.

    Four winners will receive a $100 honorarium

    As noted above, attendance, as desired, to Writing for Thriving with Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer workshop in the morning, and the opportunity to share their poem with the audience that afternoon.

    Details about the entire event can be found HERE.

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