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First Canadian Federation of Poets Members Anthology

This edition is closed. Check here to see the final product and purchase a copy for yourself.

Since we are dedicated to the advancement of poetry and poets, we have decided to make our first anthology called "The Future Looks Bright". With the words from enough poets, and a resurgency of the prominence of poetry in society, it certainly will be.

So send us your poems, about anything that you think 'looks bright' in your future, or the future of mankind, society, anything you feel compelled to share.

No submission fee.

You asked to be published, now all you have to do is earn it!

Find out more, tell your friends, and good luck to everyone!

Eligibility:
  • Any poem, any length
  • Submitted work must be done by a single author
  • Submitted work must be unpublished elsewhere, simultaneous submits not allowed
  • If in another language, english version must also accompany
  • Must be a member of the CFP
  • The judges' decision as to a poems inclusion is binding
  • Must meet selection criteria of high imagery, solid metaphors and quality work. Poetry that takes the poet to a higher level of writing, and touches the reader.
  • Note: Not all submissions will be accepted, this is based on the selection criteria.

    Judges:
  • Editor - Tracy Lynn Repchuk
  • Publisher staff - InnerSurf Press
  • Decision of the judges must be unanimous

    Submission Details
  • Submit up to 3 poems via email to Tracy Lynn Repchuk - Editor
  • Once accepted, send those same poems via mail to: InnerSurf Press, 78 Wheeler Ave. Toronto, ON M4L 3V2
    - Please note both the above steps need to happen, as the email goes to the editor who decides which work is included, and the printed version needs to be at the publisher to ensure correct line breaks and formatting at layout time
  • You will be notified via email they have arrived, and if/when they are accepted
  • The Editor will contact you with any necessary changes or suggestions
  • Once completed, you will be asked to view a PDF version of your work for approval

    Antbology Timeline:
  • Contest deadline for postmark is June 30th, 2005
  • Selectees will be notified by July 15th, 2005
  • Editing, cover page, layout, design, ISBN, poet sign off, galley proof, pre-orders
  • Sent to printers
  • Book will release December 15th, 2005

  • Canadian Federation of Poets