For all those members who maybe don't have time to visit the site here are the rules etc...
Creating Reality Open Poetry Competition
> 1st Place £1000
> 2nd Place £250
> 3rd Place £100
> 2 runner-up prizes of £25
> for an unpublished poem in English of up to 70 lines.
> 1. Entrants may submit an unlimited number of
> poems on any subject and a fee of £5 for the first poem and £3 thereafter must accompany each
> poem. Cheques (made out to Creating Reality) or postal orders in Sterling are accepted. Otherwise payment should be in the form of a banker's draft or an international money order.Entries should be sent to Competition Administrator, Creating Reality, 8a Womersley Rd, London, N8 9AE.
> 2. All poems must be the unpublished original work of a living author.
> 3. Poems should not exceed 70 lines.
> 4. The poems must be typed on one side of the
> 5. The name of the entrant must not appear on
> the poems themselves as the competition will be judged anonymously. Entrants should write their
> name, contact details and poem titles on a separate sheet of paper and firmly attach this to the poems along with their payment.
> 6. No alterations can be made to the poem once it has been submitted, and it is regretted that no entries can be returned under any circumstances.
> 7. The judge's decisions are final and no
> correspondence can be entered into regarding those decisions.
> 8. A list of the prizewinners will be posted up
> on this website in June 2004.
> 9. Copyright will remain with the competitor but
winning poems will appear on the website.
> 10. The closing date is April 24th 2004.
> 11. Submission of a poem implies the competitor's acceptance of the conditions as set out above.
The competition will be judged by a panel of
> creative artists from the Creating Reality
Final judging will be by award winning Author, playwright and poet Emilia di Girolamo.