Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Poetry Competition: Anderbo

7th Year! 2012 Anderbo Poetry Prize

Deadline Dec 15, 2012; Judge: Sidney Wade

2012 Anderbo Poetry Prize
For up to six unpublished poems
Winner receives:
$500 cash
Publication on anderbo.com

Contest Judge: Sidney Wade
Sidney Wade’s sixth collection of poems, Straits & Narrows, will be published by Persea Books in February 2013. She has served as President of AWP and Secretary/Treasurer of ALTA and has taught workshops in Poetry and Translation at the University of Florida’s MFA@FLA program since 1993. She is the poetry editor of Subtropics.

2012 Contest Assistant: Charity Burns
Charity Burns has served as the poetry editor of Anderbo since 2007. She has an MFA in creative writing from the University of Florida and now lives, writes, and teaches in New York City. Her poems have been published in such literary journals as Madison Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, and West Branch.

Deadline December 15th

–Each poem should be typed on 8 1/2" x 11" paper with the poet’s name in the upper-right corner of every page
–Include a cover page with name, contact information and the titles of the poems submitted
–Limit six poems per poet
–Poet must not have been previously published on anderbo.com
–Mail submissions to:

 Anderbo Poetry Prize
270 Lafayette Street, Suite 705
New York, NY 10012

Postmark Deadline: December 15th, 2012
–Enclose self-addressed stamped business envelope to receive names of winner and honorable mentions
–All entries are non-returnable and will be recycled
Reading fee is $10. Check or money order payable toRRofihe

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