Saturday, August 20, 2011

Poetry Competition: Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award

2011 Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award

Postmark Deadline: August 31, 2011
Final Judge: David Mason
$3,000 Award

Hear ye! Hear ye! The deadline for Red Hen's annual Benjamin Saltman Award for a poetry manuscript is swiftly approaching!

Established in 1998, in honor of the poet Benjamin Saltman (1927-1999), this award is for a previously unpublished original collection of poetry. Awarded collection is selected through an annual competition which is open to all poets. This year’s final judge will be David Mason.

Award is $3,000 and publication of the awarded collection by Red Hen Press. Entry fee is $25.00. Name on cover sheet only, 48 page minimum. Send SASE for notification. Entries must be postmarked by August 31.

Please check out our website for info on all our awards, and we wish you the best of luck!

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