3rd Annual Poetry Competition

Chocolate River Association

3rd Annual

Poetry Competition 2008
*Blind Judging by CPA Members in good standing.

submission criteria:

open theme; submit your top five (5) poems today!
please include name, address, phone, email, short bio title and word count
(email your photo jpg to chocolateriver@live.com.

**We will not accept poetry email attachments.

how to enter:
$10 entry fee should include five (5) poems, times new roman font size 12; no fancy fonts please; cover letter with short bio; money order or check made out to: River Bones Press

send to:
River Bones Press
Annual Poetry Competition
331 Elmwood Dr. Suite 4-212
Moncton, NB, Canada E1A1X6

-see below-
Winners and HM’s will be published in the Canadian Poetry Association magazine POEMATA and online at Chocolate River Association and River Bones Press websites. All copyright to author.

Submission Call Deadline December 30th, 2008
Announcement here on March 1, 2009

Best of luck everyone!

Chocolate River Association http://chocolateriver.ning.com
Proud Associate Member of the Canadian Poetry Association.

Publisher River Bones Press
http://riverbonespress.moonfruit.com Social Net: http://riverbonespress.ning.com

*NOTE please read — FAQ: Information on awards.

As of April 25th 2008 we are now “Chocolate River Association”.




  1. Are English-language translations of Canadian poetry originally written in French admissible to the competition, please? Neil B. Bishop

  2. Yes Neil.


  3. I find it wonderful that poets and writers from the whole world can send in their submissions for the coveted prizes at the Annual Poetry Competition. Keep up the good work.

  4. Hi,
    My girlfriend is a great poet. She writes the most wondrous poems in French. Can she enter the International competition? How can she get an entrýform.

    John Richards

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