Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference

Posted 11.23.11

Wilmington, VT
Event Date: 
September 22, 2014
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions

The Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference will be held from September 19 to September 22 in Truchas, New Mexico, from October 24 to October 27 at the White House Inn in Wilmington, Vermont, and from November 21 to November 24 at the Brandt House Estate in Greenfield, Massachusetts. The conference features evaluation and discussion of book-length and chapbook-length manuscripts with poets, editors, and publishers. The faculty includes poet Joan Houlihan and Ellen Doré Watson; and editors Peter Covino of Barrow Street Press, Richard Greenfield of Apostrophe Books, Hilda Raz of University of New Mexico Press, and Martha Rhodes of Four Way Books. The cost of the conference is $1,375, which includes lodging and meals. Using the online submission system, submit a bio and three to four poems. There is no application fee. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Contact Information: 

Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference, Concord Poetry Center, 40 Stow Street, Concord, MA 01742. (978) 897-0054. Joan Houlihan, Director.