Voices Israel Poetry

Group of Poets in English

The 27th Annual Reuben Rose Poetry Competition

 

Submission Period

Entries must be received during the period July 15th, 2016, to September 30th, 2016.

Prizes

First prize - $500, second prize - $150, third prize - $50.
Ten honorable mentions are awarded. Prizewinners and all honorable mentions will be published in the Voices Israel 2016 Poetry Anthology.

 Judges

 Entries will each be assessed by three judges, to whom the poets will not be identified: 

  • Clem Cairns of Fish Publishing, Ireland - read about Clem here
  • Johnmichael Simon of Israel - last year's first prize winner
  • Helen Bar-Lev of Israel- last year's second prize winner

Entry Fees

Cost for Voices Israel members: 
US$5.00 (NIS 20) for one poem, 
$10 (NIS 40) for 3 poems, 
$15 (NIS 60) for 6 poems. 
Cost for non members:  
US$6.00 (NIS 24) for one poem, 
$12 (NIS 48) for 3 poems, 
$18 (NIS 69) for 6 poems. 
Submission by email only.
Payment by check only.
Cost for Voices Israel members: 
US$5.00 (NIS 20) for one poem, 
$10 (NIS 40) for 3 poems, 
$15 (NIS 60) for 6 poems. 
Cost for non members:  
US$6.00 (NIS 24) for one poem, 
$12 (NIS 48) for 3 poems, 
$18 (NIS 69) for 6 poems. 
Submission by email only.
Cost for Voices Israel members: 
US$5.00 (NIS 20) for one poem, 
$10 (NIS 40) for 3 poems, 
$15 (NIS 60) for 6 poems. 
Cost for non members:  
US$6.00 (NIS 24) for one poem, 
$12 (NIS 48) for 3 poems, 
$18 (NIS 69) for 6 poems. 
Submission by email only.
Payment by check only.
  • US$6.00 for 1 poem,
  • US$12.00 for 3 poems,
  • US$18.00 for 6 poems.

Requirements for Entries

Anyone, anywhere may submit. 

Line limit per poem: 41 lines, including any stanza breaks, dedication, epigraph, etc., but not including the title.

Poems must be in English and previously unpublished (no print publication and no online publication with the exception of the monthly Voices Israel newsletter.)


Poems are judged without the poets’ names.  Make sure that your name appears only on the Submission page, not anywhere in the file you send or in the file's name. 

Submission Procedure

This year all poems must be submitted and entry fees paid via Submittable. Click the button below to submit.

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