Items Tagged With poetry

Raining Poetry, the First Science-Fiction Story, and More

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Online Only, posted 5.24.16

Herman Melville’s love affairs; Barnes & Noble Education partners with fourteen more colleges; poet francine j. harris on reinventing language; and other news. 

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Computers Write Bad Poems, Emily Dickinson’s Biographers, and More

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Elena Ferrante interviewed; Copper Canyon Press launches the New Poets Project; how to incorporate today’s tech into fiction; and other news.

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Astronomy Software Dates Sappho Poem, Lena Dunham Releases Surprise Book, and More

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Online Only, posted 5.17.16

Bookslut founder Jessa Crispin on the decline of online book culture; J. K. Rowling on freedom of expression; Han Kang wins Man Booker International Prize for fiction; and other news.

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The Emergency Poet, Mary Gaitskill on Endings, and More

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Allegory versus metaphor; the aphorism’s long history; Pulitzer Prize winner Gregory Pardlo on the value of poetry; and other news.

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30 Below Contest

30 Below Contest

A prize of $1,500 and publication in Narrative is given annually for a poem, a short story, an essay, or an excerpt from a work of fiction or creative nonfiction by a writer under the age of 30. The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit up to five poems or 15,000 words of prose with a $23 entry fee between September 15 and November 15. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Genres Published: 
Poetry
Subgenres:
Feminist, Prose Poetry, Regional
Representative Authors: 

Sheryl Luna, Bonnie Rose Marcus, Phyllis Hotch, Dr. Eleanor Swanson, Max Early (Laguna), Bill Brown, Veronica Golos, Karen S. Cordova, Jane Lin, Eva Hooker, William S. Barnes, Catherine Strisik, Radha Marcum, Leslie Ullman, Madelyn Garner, Melinda Palacio

Book Types: 
Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 - Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No
Titles per Year: 
6 to 10
Distributors: 
3: A Taos Press, Amazon, SPD Distribution, Coutts Information Services, Independent Bookstores
Editorial Focus: 

3: A Taos Press is a multicultural and ethically voiced independent press.

Tips From the Editor: 

Please do not send unsolicited manuscripts. A query letter with theme of poetry book mentioned is acceptable.

Contact Information
Andrea L. Watson, Founding Publisher
P.O. Box 370627
City: 
Denver,
State: 
Colorado
Zip / Postal Code: 
80237
Contact E-mail: 
3taospress@gmail.com

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Last updated: March 2, 2016

Auburn Witness Poetry Prize

Auburn Witness Poetry Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Southern Humanities Review is given annually for a poem of witness in honor of the late poet Jake Adam York. The winner also receives travel expenses to read at a poetry event in October that features the contest judge; this year's judge is Natasha Trethewey. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems of any length with a $15 entry fee, which includes a copy of Southern Humanities Review, by June 1. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Book Awards

Book Awards

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication by Noemi Press are given annually for a poetry collection and a novel or short story collection. The editors will judge. Submit up to 70 pages of poetry or a fiction manuscript of any length with a $25 entry fee by April 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Book Contest

Book Contest

A prize of $1,000, publication by Brick Road Poetry Press, and 25 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Keith Badowski and Ron Self will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 50 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by November 1. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Chapbook Contest

Chapbook Contest

A prize of $1,000, publication by Comstock Writers Group, and 50 author copies will be given biennially for a poetry chapbook. The editors will judge. Submit a manuscript of 25 to 34 pages with a $30 entry fee, which includes a copy of the winning chapbook, by October 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Ernest Sandeen Prize in Poetry

Ernest Sandeen Prize in Poetry

A prize of $1,000 and publication by University of Notre Dame Press is given biennially for a poetry collection. Writers who have published at least one poetry collection are eligible. Joyelle McSweeney and Orlando Ricardo Menes will judge. Submit two copies of a manuscript of 50 to 150 pages, a curriculum vitae, and a $15 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Notre Dame Review, by September 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize

Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize

A prize of $2,000 is given annually for a poetry collection by a resident of upstate New York. The winner must also give a reading and teach a master class at Utica College in April 2016. Submit two copies of a book of at least 48 pages, published between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015, and a curriculum vitae by August 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Furious Flower Conference

Posted 8.19.14

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Harrisonburg, VA
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The 2014 Furious Flower Conference: Seeding the Future of African American Poetry was held from September 24 to September 27 at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The conference featured readings, lectures, and roundtable discussions. Participating poets included Jericho Brown, Kwame Dawes, Toi Derricotte, Rita Dove, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Nikki Giovanni, Aracelis Girmay, Michael Harper, Duriel Harris, Tyehimba Jess, Yusef Komunyakaa, Marilyn Nelson, Ishmael Reed, Sonia Sanchez, Evie Shockley, Quincy Troupe, and Frank X Walker. The cost of the conference was $275 ($70 for students). On-site registration was available. Lodging was available for discounted rates at nearby hotels. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

Furious Flower Conference, Furious Flower Poetry Center, James Madison University, 500 Cardinal Drive, MSC 3802, Harrisonburg, VA 22807. (540) 568-8883.

Individual Artist Fellowships

Individual Artist Fellowships

Established Professional Fellowships of $6,000 each and Emerging Artist Fellowships of $3,000 each are given annually to Delaware poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Writers who have lived in Delaware for at least one year prior to application and who are not enrolled in a degree-granting program are eligible. Submit 15 to 20 pages of poetry or prose by August 3. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Genres Published: 
Poetry
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Genres Published: 
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 - Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
No
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2002
Issues per Year: 
2
Subscription: 
45 USD
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Editorial Focus: 

Irish Pages is a biannual journal, edited in Belfast and publishing, in equal measure, writing from Ireland and overseas. Its policy is to publish poetry, short fiction, essays, creative nonfiction, memoir, essay reviews, nature-writing, translated work, literary journalism, and other autobiographical, historical, religious and scientific writing of literary distinction.

Tips From the Editor: 

Please do read the journal before submitting.
Please do not send standard reviews or narrowly academic articles.

Contact Information
Chris Agee, Editor
The Linen Hall Library
17 Donegall Square North
Belfast,
BT1 5GB

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Last updated: November 13, 2013

Literary Awards

Literary Awards

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Enizagam are given annually for a group of poems and a short story. CAConrad will judge in poetry and Diane Cook will judge in fiction. Using the online submission system, submit up to 10 pages of poetry or a short story of up to 4,000 words with a $20 entry fee by March 18. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.