International Erotic Tanka Contest
Dec. 31st 2008
Eligibility: Open to everyone;
MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OLD TO
Subject matter: Erotic, sensual/physical tanka. Tanka that
love in all its manifestations. Please NO pornography!!
Prizes: First Place $100 Second Place $50 and Third Place $25
Prize monies maybe reduced if there are insufficient funds due
number of entries.
Entry Fee: $1 per tanka No limit on number of tanka submitted.
Checks, money orders, made payable to Pamela A. Babusci, or
Foreign entries CASH ONLY, U.S. MONIES.
Rules: Submit tanka on 3x5 index cards. One card with just the
tanka on it and the second card with your tanka and your name,
address, telephone number, and e-mail address on the front upper
left of the card. Entries MUST be typewritten or printed
legibly. Entries that cannot be read be will destroyed. Enclose
an SASE, with sufficient postage (or 2 IRCs for international
entries) if you desire contest results. ONLY unpublished tanka
will be accepted. NO tanka
that is being considered for publication or entered into tanka
contests elsewhere. NO tanka that has been published on-line or
in on-line tanka workshops should be entered.
TANKA IN ENGLISH ONLY.
Judge: Pamela A. Babusci, international award-winning tanka
Note: The contest will be judged blindly. Karen Shiffler will
receive all entries and send ONLY the blind entries to the
Send entries to: First International Erotic Tanka Contest, Karen
Shiffler, 1464 Lake Road Webster, NY 14580 USA.
Questions: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; subject line: Questions:
Erotic Tanka Contest.
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