To participate, please send three poems with a 100-line limit
each. Put your name, address, phone number, e-mail, a five-line
biography, and the names of poems on a cover page (please no
name on other pages) and send to the James M. Vaughan Award
for Poetry, 1060 Bishop Street, Ste. 402, Honolulu, HI 96813.
Participants must be a current resident of Hawai‘i. Submitted
poems must not have been previously published. Submissions
must be postmarked by December 15, 2005. Manuscripts will not
The winner will be announced in January 2006, and the award
will be given at HPU’s annual Ko‘olau Writing Workshops
on March 4. The winner will also be asked to share his or her
poetry and writing experience with HPU students and faculty
during the spring semester. The awardee’s name will be
engraved on a perpetual plaque to be displayed at HPU. The
event is supported in part by the Hawai‘i Literary Arts
Council and the State Foundation for Culture and the Arts.
For more information call Patrice Wilson, coordinator, James
M. Vaughan Award for Poetry, at 544-1108.