To participate, writers are asked to prepare
three poems, with a 100-line limit each, with the writer’s
name, address, phone number, e-mail, and names of the poems
on a separate cover page (please no name on other pages), with
a five-line biography. Send poems and cover sheet to the James
M. Vaughan Award for Poetry, 1060 Bishop St., Ste. 7, Honolulu,
Participants must be a resident of Hawai‘i for at least
a year. Submitted poems must not have been previously published.
Submissions must be postmarked by Dec. 15, 2006. Manuscripts
will not be returned. For more information contact the award
coordinator, Patrice Wilson, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 544-1108.
The winner will be announced in January 2007, and the award will
be given at HPU’s annual Ko‘olau Writing Workshops
on March 3, 2007.
The winner will be asked to share his or her poetry and writing
experience with HPU students and faculty at a reading to be held
during the spring semester.
The name of the recipient of the award will be engraved on a
perpetual plaque to be displayed at HPU.
The event is supported in part by Hawai‘i Literary Arts
Council and the State Foundation for Culture and the Arts.