A message to all members of Poets for Human Rights
Poets for Human Rights announces the 3rd Annual Anita
McAndrews Award Poetry Contest and the 3rd Annual
Alexander Popoff Youth Award Poetry Contest.
Both contests offer $100 first prize.
Entries for both contests should relate to the
Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Poets are
encouraged to visit http://www.youthforhumanrights.org and
watch the 30 short videos (Watch the Ads tab) to
familiarize yourselves with the 30 articles of the
Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Anita McAndrews Award Poetry Contest is open to
anyone. $1 per poem reading fee. Send 2 copies of
each entry (one copy with poet’s name, one “blind”
copy without poet’s name.) Include a cover sheet with
your name, address, phone number, email address, and
poem title(s). Make reading fee checks payable to
Artists in Action International. Send entries to
Artists in Action International, P.O. Box 63,
Clearwater, FL 33757-0063.
Alexander Popoff Youth Award Poetry Contest is open to
poets aged 17 and younger. Submissions are limited to
one entry per poet. There is no reading fee for
entries. Email your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org, with
“Youth Award entry” in the subject line. Include your
name, address, telephone number, email address, age,
school and grade.
Submissions deadline for both contests is Saturday,
November 15, 2008. Winning poems will be read at the
annual Universal Declaration of Human Rights
anniversary event in December (date and location to be
For more information about either contest, contact
Visit Poets for Human Rights at: http://poetsforhumanrights.ning.com