The Interlake Klean-All Laundry Poetry Contest

Deadline
Friday, May 13 (winners will be announced Wednesday, May 18)
No entry fees

Judge
Klean-All Poet-in-Residence, Victor Enns

Prizes
• $25 Tergesen’s Gift Certificate for a poetry book of your choice
• $20 Klean-All Laundry Gift Certificate (washing and drying only)
• Subscriptions to Contemporary Verse 2 (CV2), Prairie Fire, Rhubarb, and The Cottager

Eligibility
Permanent or seasonal Interlake resident (an Interlake mailing address an asset)
Ages 5 – 95

Details
Any subject, any length, any form, including performance and spoken word. Do not send your original or only copy – no poems will be returned.

Potential subjects (some ideas to help you get started)
• Laundry and Laundromats
• The road (Theme of 2016 Poetry Month)
• Mothers (Mother’s Day is on May 8)

Submit your entry by:
• E-mail: [email protected]
• Snail mail: P.O. Box 1965 Gimli, MB R0C 1B0
• In person: bring them to the Klean-All on Wednesdays between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. (when the poet is in!)

Thanks to all entrants, the Klean-All Laundry, Tergesen’s, CV2, Prairie Fire, The Cottager, and Rhubarb magazine for the contest. Thanks also to Ship & Plough, and the League of Canadian Poets for the reading on April 20, 2016.