Alexander Popoff Youth Award

The Alexander Popoff Youth Award poetry contest is aimed at people ages 16 years old and younger. The contest was established by Alex’s sister, American poet Georgia Popoff. First prize: $100. Guidelines: Poems must relate to some aspect of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. No reading fee. Email entries to: stazja@yahoo.com. Submission deadline: November … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

[Interview] Gary Albyn, author of ‘Manzovo: Place of the Elephants’

Gary Albyn was born in Zimbabwe in 1960 and currently lives in South Africa with his wife and two children. His poems have been featured the anthologies, Forever Spoken (International Society of Poets, 2007) and The Best Poems and Poets of 2007 (International Society of Poets, 2008). His gift book, Manzovo: Place of the Elephants … Continue reading