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Gabriel García Márquez Dies at Age 87, Leonard Riggio Sells 3.7 Million Barnes & Noble Shares, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.18.14

Sarabande Books opens new offices in New York City; Gary Shteyngart to decrease blurbing habit; a “poetry fence” in Alexandria, Virginia; and other news.

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Gabriel García Márquez Released From Hospital, Oxford University Press Offers Free Access for National Library Week, and More

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Joan Didion reviews Maggie Shipstead’s Astonish Me; looking ahead to the Los Angeles Festival of Books; British libraries branch out to attract visitors; and other news.

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National Poetry Month, Poets on Twitter, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.1.14

New York City’s Rare Book Week; the exploitation of Detroit’s decay; writers reflect on the portrayal of Appalachia; and other news.

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Books Bound in Human Skin, Ian Fleming’s Love Letters, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.27.14

Christina Baker Kline novels move from mid-list to bestseller; a day in the life of Meg Wolitzer; two authors consider the strength of the adage “write what you know”; and other news.

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Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Prize

Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Prize

A prize of 1,000 euros (approximately $1,290) and publication in Southword is given annually for a poem. The winner also receives some travel expenses, as well as lodging and meals, to give a reading at the Cork Spring International Poetry Festival in Cork, Ireland, in February. Thomas McCarthy will judge. Submit one poem with a $7 entry fee or five poems with a $26 entry fee, each of up to 40 lines, by December 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Genres Published: 
Fiction
Formats: 
Web
Formats: 
Print
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2005
Issues per Year: 
11
Issue Price: 
Free!
Subscription: 
£17.99 (gbp) for 1 year
Circulation: 
Greater than 10,000
Editorial Focus: 

We are a high-quality, innovative, literary magazine specializing in short fiction. We publish stories that excite us from new and established writers with strong voices and something to say.

Tips From the Editor: 

Please don't send poetry, as we publish it on a commissioned basis only. All short-story submissions welcomed! 

Contact Information
www.litro.co.uk
London,
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Last updated: July 21, 2011

U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference

Posted 10.4.12

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Merida, Yucatan,
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The fourth annual U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference was held from January 5 to January 12, 2013, at Hotel Caribe in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. The conference featured workshops in poetry, discussions, readings, and open mikes. Faculty included poets Anselm Berrigan, Nicole Cooley, Lynn Emanuel, Tom Sleigh, and translator Suzanne Jill Levine. Ron Silliman lead discussions, and Mexican poets Mario Bojorquez, Ruben Marquez Maximo, Ambar Past, and Alvaro Solis read. Tuition, which includes workshops and discussions, was $600. Lodging costs were approximately $60 a night. Evening readings were free and open to the public. Writers submitted four to six pages of poetry with a $25 application fee and a $200 refundable deposit by November 15. Visit the website for the required application and complete guidelines.

Contact Information: 

U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference, P.O. Box 4150, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163. (718) 821-2579