THE POETRY CENTER AT PASSAIC COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE is pleased to announce a contest to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its founding The American Voice in Poetry: the Legacy of Whitman, Williams, and Ginsberg.
We are looking for poems rooted in the literary tradition that honors place, voice, and specificity. The winners will be invited to read their poems at a book launch for the anthology of winning poems to be held on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at the Poetry Center.
Two poems per person will be accepted for consideration.
Two copies of each poem should be submitted with name, address, phone number, and email on one copy of each poem. Poems should be no more than two manuscript pages.
PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT POEMS THAT IMITATE POEMS BY WALT WHITMAN, ALLEN GINSBERG AND WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS.
Only unpublished poems may be submitted to this contest.
Deadline: November 15, 2009
Please include SASE for list of winners. Winners will be contacted by email or by phone, if email is not available.
Please do not call our office in reference to the contest.
Send poems to:
Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Executive Director
Passaic County Community College
On College Boulevard
Paterson, New Jersey 07506.