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The Science Fiction Poetry Association 2008 Poetry Contest

The 2008 Science Fiction Poetry Association Poetry Contest is now open for entries. There’s no entry fee and a wide variety of prizes are available for entrants. The top three entries will be published on the website and you are allowed up to three entries.

The prizes are as follows:

1st Prize: $100 cash, SFPA Website Publication, Waterman pen and journal, A signed hardcover copy of The Journey to Kailash by Mike Allen, A signed copy of In the Yaddith Time by Ann K. Schwader, 1 year SFPA membership

2nd Prize: $40 cash, SFPA Website Publication, Original painting by Marge Simon (choose one of three), 1 year subscription to Dreams & Nightmares, A copy of Riffing on Strings, edited by Sean Miller & Shveta Verma

3rd Prize: $20 cash, SFPA Website Publication, Lost Innocence: A Niteblade Anthology edited by Rhonda Parrish, Sporty Spec: Games of the Fantastic edited by Karen A. Romanko

Other Prizes Include: The Poet’s Workshop - and Beyond by Terrie Leigh Relf, M.A., Covenant by Elissa Malcohn, one copy of each available Spec House of Poetry book (12 books), 1 copy of Passionate Eye: The Collected Writings of Suzanne Vega by Suzanne Vega

Authors are allowed up to three submissions in the contest and there is no entry fee. The link to the form is right on the contest page.

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Eoghann Irving is amongst other things the creator and Editor of Solar Flare. He has a life long interest in all forms of science fiction and fantasy and a pressing need to share this interest with anyone who will listen. Find out more at his personal website

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