Anita McAndrews Award


The Anita McAndrews Award poetry contest is named for an American poet, artist, journalist and human rights advocate who devoted most of her adult life to forwarding the aims and goals of achieving human rights for all.

First prize: $200.

The guidelines for the Anita McAndrews Award poetry contest are as follows:

  • Poems most relate to human rights. A familiarity with the 30 articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is recommended.
  • Poems must be the original work of the poet. Previously published poems are accepted, if rights have reverted back to the author.
  • 3 page length limit. Any form is acceptable.
  • No graphics.
  • $2 reading fee per poem, payable to Jaffe Labs or Stazja McFadyen. Send reading fee to Stazja McFadyen, 100 Waverly Way, #310, Clearwater, Florida 33756.
  • Poems may be submitted in the body of email or as word.doc attachments.
  • Include name, address, email address, and telephone number.
  • Also include a written statement of permission to publish.
  • Submission deadline is November 1, 2009.

Source of message:

Stazja McFadyen
Co-founder
Poets for Human Rights

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