Official Poetry Contest Rules
Eligibility: This contest is open to all poets whether published or not, and regardless of experience. Current and former employees of MoontownCafe.com or their relatives are not eligible. You may post as many poems as you wish to this site.
Frequency: We will strive to have 3-6 winners named annually, but these numbers may vary.
Decisions: Judges are members of MoontownCafe.com. Entries are judged on the basis of originality, creative imagination, characterization, artistic quality, and the adherence to line limits. All decisions of the judges are final.
Fees: There are no entry fees, no subsidy payments, and no purchases of any kind required to enter and win the contest.
Rights: All poems remain the property of the artist. By submitting a poem for this contest, the artist may also be eligible for future publication by MoontownCafe.com.
Notification: All prize winners will be notified by email.
For further information, contact:
4 Robin Hood Drive
Nottingham, NH 03290
Note: We respect the right of individuals to freely express themselves in poetry, but we do not accept poetry that is explicitly offensive. Therefore, we ask that poets who submit their work to our contests to be considerate of this policy.