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Sonnet Bake-off deadline SUnday, April 3 NOON EST

Posted 04-02-2011 at 03:29 PM by Catherine Chandler
I've received more entries than I did back in 2009 and am having a difficult time winnowing it down to 12 (or 13 for a baker's dozen!) to send to Sam Gwynn.

It's funny how "themes" appear from year to year, in sonnets quite different from one another in other aspects.

This year the theme that seems to be popping up is that of jewels.
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Do sonnets have to have fourteen lines?

Posted 03-30-2011 at 08:16 AM by Catherine Chandler
No, and they don't have to have a rhyme scheme either, and . . . and . . .
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Cherchez la femme!

Posted 03-08-2011 at 04:59 AM by Catherine Chandler
International Women's Day, and I am wondering why, out of the sonnets I've received so far for the sonnet bake-off, only 16% are from women . . .
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Off to a great start !

Posted 03-06-2011 at 07:47 PM by Catherine Chandler
I've received ten sonnets already! Keep them coming!
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2011 Sonnet Bake-off - Call for Submissions

Posted 03-03-2011 at 06:44 AM by Catherine Chandler
Dear Eratosphereans,

It's that time of year again!

If you wish to participate in the 2011 Eratosphere Sonnet Bake-off (and I hope you will!) please email me one sonnet per poet in the body of an email (no attachments, please) to:

catherine dot chandler dot poetry at gmail dot com

by noon Eastern Standard Time, April 3, with the subject line as Bake-off.

Your sonnet may be unpublished or published (although, as in...
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