The Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards

Age limit: None
The Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards is an annual series of awards to encourage poets to explore and illuminate positive visions of peace and the human spirit. The Poetry Awards include three age categories:
- Adult (Entry fee: $15)
- Youth 13-18 (Entry fee: $5)
- Youth 12 & Under (No entry fee)
The annual contest is open to people worldwide. Poems must be original, unpublished, and in English.
Awards:
Adult Winner - $1,000
Youth (13 to 18) Winner - $200
Youth (12 and under) Winner - $200
We may award Honourable Mentions in each category.

Any entry that does not adhere to ALL of the contest rules will not be considered for a prize.

Adults (Ages 19+)
1. You may submit up to three unpublished poems. Maximum of 30 lines per poem.
2. Include name, "adult category," address, email and telephone number in upper right-hand corner of each poem.
3. Title each poem.
4. Email your poem(s) in a Microsoft Word attachment (.doc or .docx) to cwarner@napf.org.
5. Please keep copies of your Word files.
6. You can pay your $15 entry fee online.

Youth (Ages 13-18)
1. You may submit up to three unpublished poems. Maximum of 30 lines per poem.
2. Include name, age, address, email and telephone number in upper right-hand corner of each poem.
3. Title each poem.
4. Email your poem(s) in a Microsoft Word attachment (.doc or .docx) to cwarner@napf.org.
5. Please keep copies of your Word files.
6. You can pay your $5 entry fee online.

Youth (12 and Under)
1. You may submit up to three unpublished poems. Maximum of 30 lines per poem.
2. Include name, age, address, email, telephone number, school name and teacher's name in upper right-hand corner of each poem.
3. Title each poem.
4. Email your poem(s) in a Microsoft Word attachment (.doc or .docx) to cwarner@napf.org.
5. Please keep copies of your Word files.
Judging
Judging will be done by a committee of poets selected by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.
Winners
Winners and Honourable Mentions will be announced by October 1, 2020 on the NAPF website. Winners will be notified by email and/or mail. Past years' winning poems can be found in link at bottom of page

Final Deadline:

1st Jul.

Winning poems from previous years, and link to where you can pay your entry fee online:

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