The 2009 Happy Hour Poetry Awards

The 2009 Happy Hour

Poetry Awards


$1000 • Best Poem

$100 • Four Runners Up

Postmark Deadline: July 1st, 2009

Contest Rules:

• Contest open to all poets across the country and around the world.

• Maximum length: 40 lines per poem. Any topic. Any form.

• All entries considered for publication in the 2010 issue of Alehouse.

• All entries must be typed and include an SASE for notification.

• All manuscripts will be recycled. Please do not send your only copies.

• All entries must be original and not yet nor soon-to-be published.

• Simultaneous submissions accepted: We report six weeks after deadline.

• Please notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.

• Omit poet’s name and all personal information from the poems.

• Include name, address, telephone, email, and poem titles in cover letter.

• Please postmark entries by July 1st, 2009. (No FedEx or UPS.)

• Entry fee is $15 per batch of 3 poems, payable to Alehouse Press.

• All US entrants receive a subscription copy of Alehouse 2010.

• Mail poems, entry fee(s), and additional information requests to:

Alehouse Press

The Ha
ppy Hour Poetry Awards

PO Box 31655

San Francisco, CA 94131

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