The Manifesto Project is seeking short statements in which poets declare their working principles as artists, accompanied by two of the poet’s poems, works of his or her own choosing. We ask only that each poet has a book published or forthcoming from a nationally recognized press.
Submissions will be accepted from April 1, 2014 to July 1, 2014. Publication of the volume by the University of Akron Press is anticipated in 2016.
Unpublished or previously published poems are welcome. No compensation can be offered for the reprinting of previously published materials.
No particular aesthetic bias will be exercised; moreover, while poets will be solicited directly to contribute, 25% of the volume’s contents will include unsolicited submissions.
We suggest a 1000 word maximum for each manifesto.
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