The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0749 Friday, 30 March 2001
From: "Poor Yorick" <
Date: Wednesday, 28 Mar 2001 12:14:19 -0500
Subject: Hamlet Haiku Contest
Due to the overwhelming success of our Titus Limerick Contest, Poor
Yorick is proud to announce that, thanks to a generous donation of
posters from our supplier, we will now be conducting a Hamlet Haiku
First Prize: Ethan Hawke Hamlet poster + Almereyda Hamlet DVD
First and Second Runners Up: Ethan Hawke Hamlet poster + $15.00 (CDN)
Poor Yorick Gift Certificate each
5 Honorable Mentions: Ethan Hawke Hamlet Poster
Additional posters may be awarded at our discretion.
The posters are theatrical size, black with a close up of Ethan Hawke's
Entries may be sent to
or dropped off in writing
at the Poor Yorick exhibition booth at either the Shakespeare
Association of America conference in Miami or at the World Shakespeare
Congress in Valencia.
Please limit the number of submissions to 10 per person.
Haiku form is generally accepted to be 5-7-5 syllables. If you wish to
alter this form significantly, please accompany a note of
justification. Tanka verse will also be accepted if particularly
We will post the address for the contest website so you can view
submissions as soon as they begin to arrive.
Deadline for entries is: May 31, 2001.
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