Items Tagged With poetry

The Book of Hulga by Rita Mae Reese

Posted 2.10.16

Rita Mae Reese reads a crown of sonnets from her latest poetry collection, The Book of Hulga, published in March by the University of Wisconsin Press. Illustrations by Julie Franki.

Milledgeville

is the nothingness from which she flees
& the nothingness toward which she goes.
Is the frozen world of Parmenides
where she was raised & where she was returned,

More

Thoreau the Magical Realist, Embracing Ambivalence, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.9.16

Iraq war veterans on writing fiction; college students prefer print books to digital; racy Tagore translation pulled from Chinese stores; and other news.

More

Reading for Wellbeing, National Haiku Writing Month, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.26.16

PEN to honor J. K. Rowling at annual literary awards ceremony; Janet Malcolm finds fault in Ted Hughes biographer; poet Ada Limón on the value of not writing; and other news. 

More

Punctuation as Art, the Writer’s Obligation, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.20.16

Paul Lisicky on Flannery O’Connor; an argument for performed poetry; Orson Welles’s disdain for Hemingway; and other news.

More

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.

Auburn Witness Poetry Prize

Auburn Witness Poetry Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Southern Humanities Review will be given annually for a poem of witness in honor of the late poet Jake Adam York. The winner will also receive travel expenses to read at the Auburn Writers' Conference in October. Richard Tillinghast will judge. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems of any length with a $15 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Southern Humanities Review, by July 15. All entries will be 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

Please note: The information provided in this database is provided by the magazines listed in it.
Last updated: November 13, 2013

Literary Awards

Literary Awards

Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Bellingham Review are given annually for works of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The 49th Parallel Award for Poetry is given for a poem or group of poems; Daniel Tobin will judge. The Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction is given for a short story; Sybil Baker will judge. The Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction is given for an essay; Joy Castro will judge. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems of any length or a story or essay of up to 6,000 words with a $20 entry fee ($10 for each additional entry), which includes a copy of the prize issue, by March 15. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

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.