Monday, August 23, 2010

Poetry Competition: 2011 Kore Press First Book Award

Judge: Bhanu Kapil

Deadline: August 31, 2010

A prize of $1,000 plus book publication by Kore Press will be given for a book-length poetry manuscript.

This competition is open to any female writer who has not published a full-length collection of poetry. Writers who have had chapbooks of less than 42 pages printed in editions of no more than 400 copies are eligible.

How to Submit
Submit your manuscript and $20 reading fee online

Comment box should include:
daytime and evening telephone numbers
where you heard about the contest

Manuscripts must be:
• a minimum of 48 pages and a maximum of 80 pages. No cover letter needed.
• anonymous (do not include your name anywhere on the manuscript)
• original poetry written by applicant (translations are not eligible)

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