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Organization Geist Erasure Poetry Contest
Type Contests
Due Date September 1, 2019
Last Reported August 1, 2019
Description Erasure poetry begins with an existing piece of text. Letters, words and punctuation are removed—or erased. What is left behind is a new stand-alone poem, one that both complements and gives new meaning to the Erasure Text. The Text for the 2019 Contest is an excerpt from A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille. To enter, just copy the given passage and then erase; the leftover words and letters will form your poem. The ONLY RULE is do not change the order of words or let­ters. And also give it a title. First Prize: $500; second Prize: $250; third Prize: $150.
Genres Poetry
Money Pays, Fees
Website https://www.geist.com/contests/erasure/2019-erasure-contest/
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