The Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards are an annual series of awards to encourage poets to explore and
illuminate positive visions of peace and the human spirit. The Poetry Awards include three age categories:
Adult, Youth 13-18, and Youth 12 & Under.
This book is a collection of first place and honorable mention poems of the Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards from the years 2003-2010.
You can order a copy here.
2013 Peace Poetry Awards Guidelines
(A PDF Version of the following is available
Adults - $1,000
to 18) - $200
and under)- $200
We award Honorable Mentions in each category.
The contest is open to people worldwide. Poems must be original, unpublished and in English.
All entries must
be postmarked by July 1, 2013.
Send 2 copies of up to 3 typed unpublished poems. Maximum of 30 lines per poem.
Include name, address, email, telephone number, and age (if youth) in upper right hand corner
of one copy of each poem.
Title each poem.
Do not staple individual poems together.
Please keep copies of all poems as we will be unable to return them.
Any entry that does not adhere to ALL of the contest rules will not be considered for a prize.
$15 for up to three poems for Adult entries.
$5 for up to three poems for Youth (13-18) entries.
No fee for Youth (12 and under) entries.
Judging will be done by a committee
of poets selected by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.
Winners will be announced by October
1, 2013. Winners and Honorable Mentions will
be notified by mail. The award is open to people
worldwide. All poems must be the original work
of the poet, unpublished, and in English. The
Nuclear Age Peace Foundation reserves the right
to publish and distribute the award winning
poems, including honorable mentions.