Tribes and Aquarian Arts Announce Poetry Contest

powerofthepen.jpgA Gathering of the Tribes and The Aquarian Arts ( are co-sponsoring a poetry contest. First prize will be $150 and publication in Tribes literary magazine. Second: $75, Third: $50. Deadline is July 1st. Send up to 3 poems (include SASE for winners) and a $5 dollar entry fee made payable to The Aquarian Arts, 502 Plandome Road , Manhasset , NY 11030 . Deadline is July 1st. Finalist Judge will be Yerra Sugarman who received the 2005 PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry for her first book, Forms of Gone, published by The Sheep Meadow Press in 2002. Her second book, The Bag of Broken Glass, was published in January 2008, also by Sheep Meadow. She is the recipient of a “Discovery”/The Nation Poetry Prize, a Chicago Literary Award, the Poetry Society of America’s George Bogin Memorial Award and its Cecil Hemley Memorial Award. Born in Toronto , she lives in New York City , where she has taught creative writing in undergraduate and MFA programs. She is currently teaching poetry at Rutgers University and is Writer in Residence at Eugene Lang College - The New School for Liberal Arts.

Winners will be notified and posted online.