Sunday, October 08, 2006


The Silver Hammer will now become an annual full arts issue accepting visual art, poetry and short fiction. Entry fees will apply but all those who submit (successful or not) will receive a copy of The Silver Hammer Anthology. Entry fees are $10 per poem, story or image or THREE submissions for $25 (payable to Hammered Out). Prize money will be awarded (amounts yet to be determined) and the best of the submissions will be included in the journal with the top prize winning image appearing on the front cover of the issue (in full colour). Other chosen images will appear within the journal (black & white).

Poems are limited to whatever will fit on a two page spread (2 columns on landscape/legal in georgia 9 pt) and short fiction should not exceed 3,000 words. Images should be high enough resolution to be sharp when expanded to a max of 7 X 8.5 inches.

All entries will be blind judged by our team of top notch judges:
Chris Pannell, Ellen Jaffe & Stan White.

Your Silver Hammer Package should include:

-your brief bio
-your e-mail and regular mailing addresses
-your entry fee (payable to Hammered Out)
-your hard copy poem(s) and/or short fiction and/or your image(s)on CD

Deadline for THE SILVER HAMMER 2007 is June 30/07.
Should your work be chosen you will be notified and asked to e-mail it to us.
The Silver Hammer 2007 issue will appear in early fall 2007 and there will be a public launch/reading (details to be announced.)

Please mail your Silver Hammer Entries and fee to:

The Silver Hammer
c/o Box 89027, Westdale PO,
Hamilton, ON Canada L8S 4R5


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