Eligibility: Persons 19 years of age and older with a disability residing in the State of Arizona or one of Phoenix’s nine sister cities: Calgary, Canada; Catania, Italy; Chengdu, China; Ennis, Ireland; Grenoble, France; Hermosillo, Mexico; Himeji, Japan; Ramat‐Gan, Israel; and Taipei, Taiwan.
Type of Writing: Poems of 32 lines or less written in English.
Theme: Reflections on Life
Entry Fee: $15 per entrant residing in Arizona, regardless of the number of poems he/she submits.
Submittal Format: Poems may be submitted electronically as word or Adobe files or other formats if accommodation is requested. Poems may also be submitted in hard copy. A copy of the competition entry form must accompany all entries. Due Date May 15, 2010.
Prizes: $500 first place; $350 second place and $150 third place as well as plaques. A certificate of participation to all entrants.
Publication: Poems will be published on Phoenix Sister Cities Website and made available internationally. Poems may also be published independently. Awards Event Friday evening June 11, 2010 in Phoenix. For More Information See International Competition for Writers with Disabilities 2010 brochure, which can be found on‐line at here and contains the entry form.