At The Author Encounter, we have a love for Authors and their original works. We like charm and wit coupled with your own unique perspective. All entries must have Shakespearean speech or a talking theme. Our judges will look for a fusion of rhythms, imagery, feeling, and thought. May the best poem win!
Contest opens: 1 February 2021
Deadline: 03 March 2021
Winner notified: 20 April 2021
Winners published: In Defunkt Magazine
First Prize: $250
Category winners (3): $50 each
All entrants receive a 1 year Reader Level Membership to The Author Encounter
Entry fee: $15 up to 3 poem
This contest is for previously unpublished Sonnets 14 lines. Original Poetry no longer than 40 lines with a talking theme. 1 minute video entry of an original poem or sonnet with a Shakespearean flare.
Total entries limited to 500.
Read official rules: https://theauthorencounter.com/talk-like-shakespeare-poetry-contest-official-rules/
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