The Shine Journal

Exceptional Flash, Poetry, Art and Photography!

Meet Our Judge

Oft  published poet and fellow writer Adrian S. Potter is our judge.    He was awarded first prize in the 2007 Saturday Writers One-Page Poem Contest and the 2006 Èervená Barva Press Fiction Chapbook Prize.  Previous publication credits include Talking Stick, Cherry Bleeds, Main Channel Voices, Blue Earth Review and Poesia.  His short fiction chapbook, Survival Notes, is available through Èervená Barva Press.  Additional propaganda about Adrian and his writing can be found at

2009 Poetry Contest


The Second Annual "Poetry"  will open for submissions on 12 NOON EST 4-1-09 until 11:30 PM EST 4-30-09. Anything submitted before or after these dates and times will be automatically deleted without being read or acknowledged.


First Place


2nd Place


3rd Place


Winning entries will be published in July.

No Fee to Enter

Payments Will Be Made Via Paypal

Special arrangements will be made for those winners without Paypal

Rules/Guidelines the same as regular submissions with this exception:


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