The Poetry Box Halloween Poetry

Silver Cup Trophy Award

2013

 

An Exciting and Unique Halloween-Themed Poetry Competition For Contemporary International

Dark, Romantic, Gothic, Supernatural & Fantasy Poets

PLEASE NOTE: 

 

The Poetry Box Halloween Poetry Silver Cup Award 2013 is 

 

NOW CLOSED FOR ENTRIES 

 

The First Prize Silver Cup Award Winner, all Placed Prize-Winners, 'Judge's Special Commendation' Winners & 'Highly-Commended' Finalists will be contacted and notified individually prior to 31st January 2014.

The Winning Poem, all Placed Prize-Winners' Poems, the 'Judge's Special Commendation' Winners' Poems & 'Highly-Commended' Finalists' Poems will all be Published in a

Special The Poetry Box Halloween Poetry Silver Cup Trophy Award 2013  'Winners & Finalists' Edition

of  'The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Magazine Monthly'

While the above Winners will receive a Copy of this 'Special Winners & Finalists' Edition free of charge as part of their Prize, additional Copies may be purchased by Prize-Winners and Non-Prize Winners/Non-Entrants at the cost of £5.00 + £1.25 (P&P - UK Mainland - For Overseas Orders Please Contact Us with your Postal Address for Postage Costs).  To Place An Order for this 'Special Winners & Finalists' Edition: Please click on our 'Contact Us' page with your Name and Address - and we will advise Payment arrangements (you can pay either via Paypal or by Personal Cheque) – and despatch a Copy to you immediately on Publication - Publication Date: 14 February 2014.

Competition Details Overview:

Themes: Halloween-Themed Poetry, Gothic, Dark, Romantic, Fantasy and Supernatural-Themed Poems

 

Deadline For Entries:  1 December 2013

 

Line Length: 60 Lines per Poem maximum

Maximum No of Entries Accepted:

4 Entries Per Poet - Entries Accepted by Post with Completed Entry Form(Preferred) - or - Email as follows: 

Email Your Entries in the BODY OF THE EMAIL together with your CONTACT DETAILS and TYPE IN THE SUBJECT LINE: 'PB Halloween Award 2013'

To celebrate the continuing remarkable success of the unique UK-based Horror, Gothic-Horror and Dark Poetry Monthly Magazine'The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Magazine' - edited, compiled and published by the Founder and Coordinator of The Poetry Box Studio in Hampshire, England, LK Barley Robinson - 'The Poetry Box Halloween Poetry Silver Cup Award 2013' is a Unique International Poetry Competition in these unusual poetry genres.

In addition to the beautiful and engraved Silver Cup Trophy, Award-Winners Certificates and Cheque Prizes, Winners, Finalists and Highly-Commended Awarded Entries, and a number of Judge's Special Commendation Entries, will be published in the Special 'Winners & Finalists' EditionPublication Date: 14 February 2014 (Format: Printed and Posted, A4-Sized, Illustrated, Perfect-bound) - and - displayed on-line on a Special 'The Poetry Box Halloween Poetry Silver Cup Trophy Award Prize-Winners' page on The Poetry Box website.

The Entries will be judged by the Editor LK Barley Robinson who is a multi award-winning, much-published and radio-broadcast Dark-Fantasy, Romantic, Gothic-Horror and Dark Verse-Fable Poet and Author, and a former Magazine Columnist with The Observer Series of Newspapers, and founder of The Poetry Box Magazine. 

Prizes:

All Winners & Finalists Will Be Published In and Receive A Copy of the Special

'The PB Halloween Poetry Silver Cup Award Trophy 2013 - 'Winners & Finalists' - Edition of The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Magazine

- Publication Date: 14 February 2014 - in which their Entry/s will be Published -

 

Plus  -  

 

The Prize-Winning and Finalists Entries Will Also Appear on a Special 'Halloween Poetry Prize-Winners' page on The Poetry Box website - Plus:

 

 

The First Prize Winner will receive:

The Poetry Box Halloween Poetry Silver Cup Trophy 2013

and Specially Decorative Award-Winning Certificate

    

Plus: Publication In A Special 'Winners & Finalists' Magazine Edition

The 2nd and 3rd Place Finalists will receive:

Specially Decorative Award-Winning Certificates and Prize Cheques

of £50.00 (2nd) and £30.00 (3rd)  each

Plus: Publication In A Special 'Winners & Finalists' Magazine Edition

Judge's Special Commendation Entries will receive: Judge's Special Commendation Award Certificates -

 Plus: Publication In A Special 'Winners & Finalists' Magazine Edition

Highly-Commended Entries will receive:  Highly-Commended Award Certificates -

Plus: Publication In A Special 'Winners & Finalists' Magazine Edition

 

Judging Details: 'The Poetry Box Halloween Poetry Silver Cup Trophy Award' 2013: 

The Judging will commence on 7 December 2013 - and the Prize-Winners and Finalists will receive notification of their success by end-January 2014.

The Publication Date of The Poetry Box Halloween Poetry Silver Cup Award 2013 - 'Winners & Finalists' Edition of The Poetry Box Horror & Dark Poetry Magazine is: 14 February 2014 - and ALL Prize-Winners and Finalists Poems will be featured in this Special Edition. 


About The Poetry Box Studio: The Poetry Box Studio is situated in Nyewood near Midhurst and Petersfield, on the West Sussex/Hampshire border. 

The Poetry Box Is Open To The Public Every Wednesday between 2.00pm to 5.00pm with Live Poetry Readings Performed by Poets Between 2.00pm - 2.45pm on Wednesdays - and - 3.00pm - 3.45pm on Sunday Afternoons - with additional Poetry Readings conducted on Tuesdays and Fridays - in the Garden of the Studio - by Appointment Only. 

Visitors:   Please book your seat in advance via our 'Contact Us' page.

On Display and for sale within The Poetry Box Studio are 'The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Magazine Monthly', Poetry Prints, Poetry Posters, new, secondhand and rare Poetry Books, Halloween, Gothic-Horror and Horror Props, Postcards and miscellanea.

THE POETRY BOX 2013 HALLOWEEN POETRY COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED 

PLEASE READ THE COMPETITION RULES BELOW

THEN - PRINT OUT - COMPLETE - SIGN

AND RETURN THE ENTRY FORM BELOW:

The  Poetry Box Halloween Poetry

Silver Cup Trophy Award 2013 - Competition Rules: 

 

 

 

1. The Poem/s Entered Must Be: Halloween-Themed, Gothic, Romantic, Fantasy, Dark and Supernatural-Themed Poems.

2. Length of Poem/s: 60 Lines Maximum per poem - Maximum of 4 Poems per Entrant.  

3. Either -  One Poem Per A4 White Paper Page - If submitting via Post (preferred) - Together with a Completed and Signed Entry Form (which appears below) and your Entry Fee - details below.

 

    Or - If submitting In the Body of an Email - Include your Contact Details above Poem/s - and -  Please Type in Subject Line: 'PB HALLOWEEN AWARD 2013' - and forward the Entry Fee - details below. 

4. Poems Must Be Typed in Single Line Spacing. 

5. Entry Fee is:  GBP £5.00 per Poem - or - 3 x Poems for £10.00 - or - 4 x Poems for £14.00 

Maximum of 4 Poems Only  -   For Overseas Entrants:  Payments Must Be in Pounds Sterling or USD.

 

6. Entry Fees Paid by Cheque (UK Entrants Only):

   

    Cheques Are Payable To The Editor/Competition Judge:  LK Robinson 

NB: Please write your Poem Title/s, your Name and Address on the reverse. 

    Entry Fees Paid by PAYPAL (Paid in Either GBP or USD)

    To Pay Entry Fees by Paypal Please Contact Us For Paypal Address - 

 

- NB:  Please ensure that you include your Name, Poem Title/s, Address, Daytime Telephone No and Email Address within the 'Message' box provided. 

7.  To Enter By Email:  Please include your Poem Entry/s, Poem Title/s, Your Name and Pen-Name, Address, Daytime  Telephone No and Email Address within the Body of an Email and send to The Poetry Box Office: FairyTaleRhymes@aol.com  - Please Type: 'PB HALLOWEEN AWARD 2013' in the Subject Line. 

 

(The Entry Fee Payment Details and Paypal Address Details Appear Below.)

 

8.  To Enter By Post (Preferred):  Please Complete and Return the Entry Form below, attaching your Poem/s and Entry Fee/s and send by post to:  LK Robinson, The Judge, The Poetry Box Studio, 'Ramshackles', 2 Downview, Nyewood, Petersfield, Hampshire GU31 5JA, England.

 

(The Entry Fee Payment Details Appear On The Entry Form.)

 

 

 

9.  ALL ENTRIES WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED BY EMAIL UPON RECEIPT - POEMS WILL ONLY BE FORWARDED FOR THE COMPETITION ON RECEIPT OF THE CORRECT ENTRY FEES

 

All Winners and Finalists will be notified by 31st January 2014 of their achievement.

 

11.  ALL ENTRANTS agree that their Poems may be selected for inclusion in 'The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Magazine Monthly'  for up to one year after the Competition Deadline (1 December 2014).

 

The Poetry Box Halloween Poetry

Silver Cup Trophy Award 2013

ENTRY FORM

 

 

PLEASE PRINT OUT and COMPLETE the ENTRY FORM BELOW, SIGN and RETURN TOGETHER with your POEM ENTRIES and ENTRY FEE 

 

 

 

Name:

Pen-Name (if relevant):

 

Address:

Postcode:

Tel: 

Email:

Website: 

Total No of Poems Entered:

Title of Poem/s:

1.

2.

3.

4.

 

I agree that my Poem/s may be selected for inclusion in 'The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Magazine Monthly' for up to one year after the Competition Deadline (1 December 2014): 

Signed:  .......................................................................

Payment of Entry Fees Enclosed:  GBP £5.00 per Poem Entry - or - 3 x Poems @ £10.00

                                                                - or  -  4 x Poems @ £14.00

Total Entry Fee Enclosed:  £ ..................................

Payment of Entry Fee by Cheque - Payable To Editor/Judge:     LK Robinson

 

Payment of Entry Fees by PAYPAL - Please Contact Us For Paypal Account Details via Email. 

 

SIGNED:

NAME (In Block Capitals):

DATED:

POST YOUR POEM/S, YOUR COMPLETED ENTRY FORM AND YOUR PAYMENT FOR ENTRY FEES TO:

 

The Poetry Box

 

'Ramshackles' 2 Downview

 

Nyewood

 

Petersfield

 

Hampshire GU31 5JA

 

England

Enquiries:  Tel:  01730 821030 

 

Email: FairyTaleRhymes@aol.com 

 

 

 

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: 1 DECEMBER 2013

For Further Reference:

To obtain A BACK-COPY of any Edition of this exciting and unique Horror and Dark Poetry and Illustration Magazine: 'The Poetry Box Dark & Poetry Magazine Monthly' - Please forward your Postal Address Details via our 'Contact Us' page:

 

Magazine Format: Printed, A4, Illustrated, Comb-bound

- Non-Contributors Price: £5.00 Plus £1.25 P&P Mainland UK = £6.25

(Overseas Orders Please Contact For P&P Charges)

Subscribe Now!

 

We are offering a Special Halloween Offer - A 12 Month Subscription at an Extra-Special Discounted Rate:

 

£48.00 (instead of £75.00) to Non-Contributing Subscribers (Including P&P mainland UK)

 

 - That's Over 3 Months Magazines and postage & packaging - FREE!

- To subscribe at this Special Discounted Rate please forward your postal address details via our 'Contact Us' page - and add the discount reference code: 2013-48.  This Offer Expires on 1st December 2013.

Publishers Note:  Although we regret that we are currently unable to provide free copies to the Poetry & Illustration Contributors to the Magazine this year, we do hope to be able to pay Poet-Contributors for Poems Selected For Publication in 2015 - However, this year we are able to Offer a Very Special Poet-Contributors Discount Price: £3.50 (Plus £1.25 - P&P Mainland UK) - per Edition Ordered - (Overseas Contributors Please Contact for P&P Charges) - Back-copies will be available to Order up to 12 months after publication date.

 

THE SINISTER POETRY AWARDS 2014 and 2015:

 

A Free To Enter Monthly Poetry Award Created and Awarded For The Outstanding Poem Published In Each Monthly Edition of The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Magazine Monthly.

From the August Edition 2012, we were pleased to Announce our Special 'The Sinister Poetry Award' - a Unique Dark & Horror Poetry Award for International and Contemporary Dark & Horror Poets.

The Sinister Poetry Award' Submission and Prize Details:

Poets are invited to submit up to 4 poems per month - maximum of 60 lines per poem (although we do consider longer poems for 'serialisation' in the Magazine, 60 lines is the preferred format) - for consideration for both publication in the Magazine and for consideration for each Edition's 'The Sinister Poetry Award'. 

'The Sinister Poetry Award'-winning Poem is then Selected and Published in the Magazine, and the Award-winning Poet receives a Special 'The Sinister Poetry Award Certificate' for that Edition  - Plus -  An Attractive A4-size Dark, Gothic or Horror Illustration for framing.