Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Poetry Competition: Naugatuck River Review

Naugatuck River Review’s Third Annual NARRATIVE POETRY CONTEST will be judged by Patrick Donnelly!

First prize is $1000 and publication in NRR
Second prize $250 and publication in NRR
Third prize of $100 and publication in NRR

All entrants will receive one issue of Naugatuck River Review.

Submit from July 1, 2011 – September 1, 2011
All poems will be considered for publication. Contest deadline is September 1st, 2011.
Three poems per submission.
Limited to 50 lines per poem.
Do not put your name anywhere on the file submitted. There is a place for all your information when you register with Submission Manager.
Please pay the contest fee of $20 first through PAYPAL or credit card, then go back to the submission manager.
Submission fee includes a copy of the journal.
Electronic submissions ONLY will be accepted through our Submission Manager program. Close friends and students (current or past) of Patrick Donnelly are ineligible.

Judge for 2011 Contest: Patrick Donnelly:
Patrick Donnelly is the author of THE CHARGE (Ausable Press, 2003, since 2009 part of Copper Canyon Press) and NOCTURNES OF THE BROTHEL OF RUIN, forthcoming from Four Way Books. He is a current Associate Editor of POETRY INTERNATIONAL, a Contributing Editor of TRANS-PORTAL (www.transtudies.org), and a former Associate Editor (1999 – 2009) at Four Way Books. Donnelly is Director of the Advanced Seminar, one of three summer programs at The Frost Place, a poetry conference center at Robert Frost’s old homestead in Franconia, NH. He has taught creative writing and public speaking at Colby College and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. He is currently an Interdisciplinary Advisor in  Poetry for the Lesley University MFA in Creative Writing Program. His poems have been featured on Poetry Daily in 2002 and 2003, on Verse Daily in 2003, and have appeared in The American Poetry Review, The  Yale Review, The Virginia Quarterly Review, The Massachusetts Review, Ploughshares, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and Slate, as well as anthologized in the Four Way Reader #2, The Book of Irish American Poetry from the 18th Century to the Present, and From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great.

Lori Desrosiers
Naugatuck River Review

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