Helen Schaible International Sonnet Contest
Helen Schaible International
Shakespearean / Petrarchan Sonnet Contest
Open to all. Submit only one entry of either a Shakespearean or Petrarchan
sonnet. The entry must be original and unpublished.
Submit 2 copies, typed double-spaced, on standard 8 1/2" x 11" paper with name
and address on one copy in the upper right comer, but no ID on second copy.
First Prize $50. Second Prize $35. Third Prize $15. Three Honorable Mentions
Unranked. Three Special Recognitions Unranked.
There is no fee. Winners will be notified by November 1, 2015. The poet keeps all
rights. No entries will be returned. Enclose an SASE for the winners' list.
All rules printed here. Rules do not change from year to year, but the chairperson
may, so check the latest listings in chicagopoetry.com, illinoispoets.org,
poetsandpatrons.net, Poet's Market, Writer's Market, or Strophes.
Mail entries, postmarked by September 1, 2015, to Barbara Eaton, 416 Gierz
Street, Downers Grove, IL 60515-3838.