Latino Arts, Culture and Education Organization (LACE) & La Revista Mujer, invite you to participate in the “Premio Mujer Titana” contest to encourage and promote literary creation among women within the framework of Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States..
GOAL: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage from a Women’s Perspective and encourage female authors to write.
REQUISITES FOR PARTICIPANTS:
- Women of whatever nationality and residence in the US, over 18 years of age
- The theme will be free with a minimum length of 6 verses and a maximum of 18 verses.
- Original and unpublished poems WRITTEN IN SPANISH, not awarded in any other contest or pending resolution or presented simultaneously in other contests.
- Only one work per participant will be accepted
- Format: Microsoft Word or PDF, in space and a half. Arial 12 points (or Helvetica)
- Participants should send their writings via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Send poems including the name of the author as it appears on her valid identification and one or two telephone numbers to contact the participants
- Winners must present valid identification
DUE DATE: September 19th at 11:59 pm
DELIBERATION BY JURY: September 20th to 27th
OPEN VOTES: September 28 to October 6th 11:59 pm via Facebook for most popular poem award
NOTICES: Winners will be listed on the Latino Arts, Culture and Education Organization Facebook page and La Revista Mujer Facebook page. Winners will be notified directly.
AWARDS CEREMONY: October 9th
First Place: Premio Mujer Titana: $250 USD and published poem in La Revista Mujer digital format.
Second Place: Favorito de la Comunidad: $150 USD and published poem in La Revista Mujer digital format.
Premio de Reconocimiento (3): $50 USD and published poem in La Revista Mujer digital format.
Certificate of Participation: All participants will receive a certificate of participation
“United with poetry”
From Veracruz, México.Currently living in Corpus Christi, Texas
PhD in linguistics and internationally awarded poet. Her work has been published in numerous literary articles, newspapers, magazines, and anthologies in Spain, Italy, Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Venezuela, Chile, Colombia, and Argentina. She received the Poet of the Year award from The Americas Poetry Festival of New York (NY, 2018), the Premio Internazionale di Poesia La Finestra Eterea (Milan, Italy, 2017), the International Latino Book Award (USA, 2016), the Premio Internazionale di Poesia La Finestra Eterea (Milan, Italy, 2017), Mexican Border Pride by the Institute of Mexicans Abroad (USA, 2016), the Premio Internazionale di Poesia Altino (Venice, Italy, 2015), and the Gabriela Mistral National Prize by the Hispanic Honor Society (USA, 2010), among others. She is the president and founder of the Latin American Foundation for the Arts, the founder of the International Festival of Latin American Poetry (FeIPoL), Director of the Latino Book Review, and founder of the Jade Publishing publishing house. In 2015 she was invited to TEDxMcAllen where she spoke about her experience as an immigrant writer in the United States.
From Reynosa, Tamaulipas, México. Currently living in Los Angeles, California
Associate Director at IE University in Los Angeles. Poet published in the Latin American Poetry Festival (FEIPOL).
From Mexico City. Currently living in Austin, Texas.
International award-winning poet, writer, editor, and renowned Spanish translator.
From Reynosa, Tamaulipas, México. Currently living in Austin, Texas.
Editorial Director of La Revista Mujer. Writer, Host of Me Encanta el Podcast and Translator of literature and film subtitles.
Mónica Rodríguez de Raygada
From México City. Currently lives in McAllen, Texas
Co-founder and Director of the International Festival of Latin American Poetry (FEIPOL). Communicologist, visual artist. She is the daughter of a great poet, Irma Carranza. She grew up between poetry, emotions on paper, music, and great stories.
DATA PROTECTION: The rights of the authors of all works are guaranteed. We notify participants that the information of the contest winners, as well as their image, may be published on the web pages of the organizing institutions, social networks and/or local magazines. By submitting their works, the participants authorize the organizing entities to publish their poems with recognition of each of the authors’ names and agree that the contest is not responsible for any conflict that could occur as a result of the publication of said works.
“Don’t stop believing that words and poetry can change the world”
– Walt Whitman