10. winner gets $300 prize
9. winner gets published in a beautiful magazine
8. finalists get a free 3 issue subscription to CALYX
7. finalists get published on CALYX website
6. semi-finalists get the recognition of being really close to winning (yes!)
5. it makes editors smile to see lots of different poets writing and sharing their work
4. fun for interns to carry mail from our PO box to our office
3. raises funds for CALYX--support women's literature!
2. it's exciting to wait and see if you win (contest! contest! contest!)
1. ALL contestants get 1 free issue of CALYX
We start accepting submissions March 1!
Send 3 poems and $15 entry fee to PO Box B Corvallis, Oregon 97339
See http://www.calyxpress.org/ for full contest details