The Saigyo Awards for Tanka 2009

Deadline: In hand August 1, 2009

Prizes: $100; $50; $25. Honorable Mentions. Winners living outside the US will receive subscriptions to tanka journals in place of cash prizes.

Eligibility: Open to everyone.

Entry Fee: None.

Rules: All tanka must be the entrant's original, unpublished work, and not under consideration by any publication or other contest.

Submissions: Up to 10 tanka in English, typed (or printed legibly) on one sheet of 8 1/2 x 11 paper. Submit 2 copies. Provide name, address and pen name, if you use one, in upper left corner of one copy only.

Correspondence: Send #10 (4 1/8 x 9 1/2) SASE (outside US, SAE and 1 IRC) for notification of results. No entries will be returned.

Mail entries to: Carolyn Thomas, 7866 Hogan Circle, Hemet, CA 92545 USA.