Sunday, 24 June 2012

6 days left to enter the Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry and Short Story Competitions (July 2012)

We recently extended the closing date for the Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry and Short Story Competitions from the 20th of June to the 30th of June (a 10-day extension). This extension will not delay the announcement of results on the 31st of July as pre-scheduled.

 

If you are yet to send in your entries, please do so now. Here are the details once again:

 

SENTINEL LITERARY QUARTERLY SHORT STORY COMPETITION (JULY 2012)

 

Short Stories may be on any subject or style and MUST NOT have been previously published, or posted on a website or blog. Short Stories posted on members-only writing groups for workshop purposes as part of the creative process are not deemed to have been previously published.

 

Short Stories must also not be under consideration for publication or accepted for publication elsewhere.

 

Please do not enter a story into this competition which you have entered or intend to enter into another competition running at the same time. After our competition results are announced, if your story is not in the top 6 winning and commended stories, you may enter it into other competitions.


Length: Maximum 1,500 words per story.
 

Entry Fees: £4.00/1 story, £8.00/2 stories, £10.00/3 stories, £12.00/4 stories.

(You may enter as many Short Stories as you wish – with the appropriate fees.
 

Prizes: First: £150.00, Second: £75.00, Third: £50.00, Highly Commended: £10 x 3.


First Publication: The three winning Short Stories, and three highly commended Short Stories will receive first publication in Sentinel Champions magazine in print and eBook in February 2013. The authors will each receive a free contributor's copy.

 

Anniversary Year Giveaway: As part of the celebration to mark 10 years of Sentinel Poetry Movement, 1 entrant to this quarter's short story competition will receive a year's free subscription to Sentinel Champions magazine.

 

Results due: 31st July, 2012 announced in Sentinel Literary Quarterly magazine online at: http://sentinelquarterly.com/competitions/results.htm
 

Judge: Rosemary Dun, Creative Writing Tutor and author of Lorelei Gets It On, and Born Lippy.

 

Enter online and pay securely by PayPal or download Entry Form now for postal entries at http://sentinelquarterly.com/competitions/short-stories-0712/

 

SENTINEL LITERARY QUARTERLY POETRY COMPETITION (JULY 2012)

 

Poems may be on any subject or style and MUST NOT have been previously published, or posted on a website or blog. Poems posted on members-only writing groups for workshop purposes as part of the creative process are not deemed to have been previously published. Poems must also not be under consideration for publication or accepted for publication elsewhere, and may not be simultaneously entered into another competition.


Length: Maximum 50 lines per poem
 

Entry Fees: £3.00/1 poem, £6.00/2 poems, £9.00/3 poems, £11.00/4 poems, £12.00/5 poems, £16.00/7 poems, and £22.00/10 poems. (You may enter as many poems as you wish – with the applicable fees.
 

Prizes: First: £150.00 ($238.00), Second: £75.00 ($119.00), Third: £50.00 ($79.00), Highly Commended: £10 x 3. ($16.00 x 3) Note: Dollar equivalents are based on exchange rate on 7-april-2012.

 

Results due: 31st July, 2012 announced in Sentinel Literary Quarterly magazine online at: http://sentinelquarterly.com/competitions/results.htm


First Publication: The three winning poems, three highly commended poems, plus nine other poems (15 poems in total) will receive first publication in Sentinel Champions magazine in print and eBook in February 2013. The authors will each receive a free contributor's copy.

 

Anniversary Year Giveaway: As part of the celebration to mark 10 years of Sentinel Poetry Movement, 1 entrant to this quarter's poetry competition will receive a year's free subscription to Sentinel Champions magazine.

 

Judge: Will Daunt, author of Powerless

 

Enter online and pay securely by PayPal or download Entry Form now for postal entries at

http://sentinelquarterly.com/competitions/poetry-0712/

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