Seeking for a
You are invited to submit a poem
for the International Poetry Competition “SEEKING FOR A POEM”,
organized by the Association’ La Stanza del Poeta’ from Formia/Gaeta
(Italy) and DIOGEN pro culture magazine from Sarajevo (Bosnia
Please read ‘How to Guide’ bellow.
(1) Submit one poem of your choice and your short Biography,
including your photo ((color and/or black-white, 300 dpi,
format 1200 x 800 pixels) by 30/10/2011. Submission should be
firstname.lastname@example.org The results will be
published by 31/1/2012. Please note that you are
required to provide a valid email address. All communications
with you will be exclusively in writing and via email. It is
important that you keep your email address valid and active
during the selection process so that we can communicate with
(2) Your poem will be evaluated by
our judges: poets Giuseppe Napolitano from Italy and Sabahudin
Hadžialić from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Having read and assessed
your poem, the judges will make a decision to either publish it
or decline publication.
(3) The poems selected for publication will be uploaded on
the competition website and the top three poems will be
announced. All contestants are invited to visit the website and
review the results.
(4) The top three poems will be also announced on web site of
the Association’ La Stanza del Poeta ‘ and DIOGEN pro culture
magazine and published in the annual DIOGEN pro culture magazine
No. 2. edition in February 2012.
The winners will be offered the opportunity to be the judges
for the next year’s competition.
Each winner will be presented with the opportunity to publish
20 poems of their choice in the second edition of DIOGEN pro
We would like to thank you in advance for your devotion to
the development of creative writing endeavors
Additional Contest Information
Who is Eligible?
Poets of all ages are eligible and all styles of poetry are
How and When to Submit?
We ask that you submit your writings by
November 30, 2011. Submissions are accepted via email to
Poems must be original works.
Poems should be submitted in English, or the English
translation should accompany the original
The poet's full name and email address must be provided.
The poet must be able to be notified via email if their poem has
been selected for publication.
The judges will be looking for originality, rhythm, rhymes,
and audience appeal.
The judges will be looking for poet’s passion about the
subject topic of the poem or a novel approach to every day
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