Archive December 2012

Kay Ryan Receives Inaugural “Tell it Slant” Award

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Posted 12.31.12 by Prize Reporter

The Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst, Massachusetts, presented the inaugural “Tell it Slant” award to poet Kay Ryan earlier this month, during a two-day celebration of Emily Dickinson’s birth.

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Man Asian Literary Prize Announces Long List

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Posted 12.18.12 by Prize Reporter

The Hong Kong-based Man Asian Literary Prize recently announced the long list for its 2012 prize. The international award is given annually for a novel by an Asian writer, written in or translated into English and published during the previous year. The winner, who will be announced in March, will receive $30,000.

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National Poetry Series Announces Winners

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Posted 12.14.12 by Prize Reporter

The Princeton, New Jersey-based National Poetry Series has announced the winners of its annual Open Competition. Each of the five winning poets will receive $1,000, and the winning books will be published by participating presses in the summer of 2013.

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Cream City Review Contest Open for Submission

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Posted 12.12.12 by Prize Reporter

The Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based literary magazine cream city review is currently accepting submissions for its annual poetry and fiction contest. Winners in each genre receive a $1,000 prize and publication in the Spring 2013 issue. The deadline for entry is December 31.

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Emerging Poets Fellowship Deadline Extended to December 10

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Posted 12.6.12 by Prize Reporter

New York City-based Poets House has extended the application deadline for its second annual Emerging Poets Fellowship Program to December 10. The four-month fellowship is open to emerging poets living in the five boroughs of New York City.

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Kevin Powers Wins Guardian First Book Award

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Posted 12.4.12 by Prize Reporter

American author Kevin Powers's debut novel, The Yellow Birds (Little, Brown, 2012), a fictional account of one man's experiences during the Iraq war, has received the 2012 Guardian First Book Award. Powers will receive ten thousand British pounds.

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