World Peace. . .World Healing
Poetry Contest


Theme : World Peace . . . World Healing

Open Submission

1 Poem per Entrant

Submissions Open :     15 October 2011

Submissions Close :     31 December 2011

Intake Email : WorldPHPoetryContest2012@gmail

Top Prizes : 3

          Free Publishing Contracts : 3
Radio Show Featured Interviews of Winner

                   Everyday Connection : 1 Hour

                   Inner Child Radio :  2 Hours

                   Artist Lounge Radio / Web Magazine Feature

                   Others to be Announced

          Web Site Features :

                   The New Writers

                   Inner Child Press

                   Inner Child NING

                   Everday Connection

                   Others to be Announced


Publishing includes the following

          * Book Design
          * Manuscript Layout & Formatting
          * Cover Design : Standard
          * Print Publish : Perfect Bond
          * Color Cover / Black and White Interior
          * ISBN Number Dedicated
          * U.S. Copyright Office Registration
          * Page Feature 90 Days on Inner Child Press Web Site
          * Catalog Listing with Publisher
          * 5 Personal Complimentary Copies of Published Book
          * Amazon Listing
          * Royalty Split : Author 75 % Publishing House 25 % 
          * 2 Year Exclusive Listing Rights Contract

 All other submissions will be Published in an Anthology Title the Same as Theme for National Poetry Month in April 2012

Contest Hosted by “The New Writers”

Underwritten by Inner Child Press and Inner Child Enterprises
in association with

The Artists Lounge                                  Jill Delbridge

Everyday Connection                               Rick O’Shields
                                                                  Jean Victoria Norloch

Nlistic Souldiers                                       Deon Ballard,
                                                                   Leslie “mizz fab” Ryan
                                                                   Jeffery A. Sanders, Sr. aka Cali

Poetically Spoken Groups                        Poetically Spoken

Scribe Poetry                                             Mangus Khan

Adelle Conexxionx                                   Adelle Banks - Wilson and Jade

HALOS 711                                              Arthur and Sandye

KW Productions                                       Kelli and William

Jamie Bond Enterprises                            Jamie Bond

Moments in Chaos                                    Leslie 'mizzfab' Ryan

A Poetic State of Mind                             Miguel Keaton

Speak Yo Piece                                         Micheaux "UrbanVoodoo" Fortson

Keith Alan Hamilton Enterprises             Keith Alan Hamilton

Karama Sadaka Enterprises                      Karama Sadaka

Blend Of Loving Energies                        Peter Egler aka Sineh

Heaven Speak Radio                                 Loving LaFaye

Olive Branch Ministries                           Karen Lowe and Michelle

Written In Pain Enterprises                      Carlos 'Written in Pain' Levazarri

Creative Impowerment                             Charlotte 'Poetryizme' Lewis

* Speak Easy Café                                     Nyla Alysia


* not yet confirmed


Submissions Guidelines

Poetry Contest Theme is : World Healing and World Peace 2012
All Poems must strictly adhere to this as Subject Matter.
All Poetry Forms are Acceptable.
No Essays or Prose will be considered.

Please refrain from the following :

        * Offensive Language

          * Racism

          * Classism

          * Bigotry

          * Gender Casting
            * Any other Subject that does not promote World Healing
             and World Peace or is Offensive or Derogatory


Submission Opens : 15 October 2010

Submissions Close : 31 December 2011


Submission Intake : WorldPHPoetryContest2012@gmail

Submit the Following :


          JPEG Head Shot of Poet (no Avatars)

          Bio : limited to 1 paragraph of 50 words or less

          Contact information : Email and Telephone

*   Poetry must be in Microsoft Word DOC format or RTF Only.

*   Poem must also be Copy and Pasted in Email Body.

*   Incomplete submissions WILL BE DISCARDED and not responded to !

*   Make sure your work is Edited before submitting. Your work will be          
     judged on what you submit. We are not going to Edit your Submissions for you!