N.E. Lilly writes “SpaceWesterns.com is officially opening to poetry submissions. To celebrate we’re holding a Space Western Limerick Contest! And to top it off it will be judged by three celebrity judges: Gary Trainer (song-writer), Keith R.A. DeCandido (author), and Jane Espenson (screen-writer).
Jane Espenson is a former writer for Buffy the Vampire Slayer and has written episodes for shows including: Angel, Firefly, Gilmore Girls, Ellen, The O.C., Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Dinosaurs, Andy Barker PI and others. She is currently under a development deal with NBC/Universal television while working as Co-Executive Producer on Battlestar Galactica.
Keith R.A. DeCandido has written several billion novels, short stories, eBooks, essays, and comic books in a huge variety of media universes, as well as editing anthologies, playing percussion, and generally making trouble.
Gary Trainer is currently a songwriter, producer, and bass player for The Atomic Swindlers . Trainer began as a main songwriter and founding member of New Math and Jet Black Berries. In 1987 Gary Trainer attended the summer creative writing program at Naropa University’s, Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics . There he studied with Allen Ginsburg and William Burroughs, whose beat writing styles continue to influence his writing and art to this day.
All limericks must be submitted by November 10th for judging. The winners will be announced November 25th on SpaceWesterns.com.
Visit http://www.spacewesterns.com/contest/ for more information.”