(This news courtesy George Lies' WV Writers eNews)
Sow’s Ear Poetry Review Chapbook Award
A prize of $1,000 and publication by Sow’s Ear Press with distribution to Sow’s Ear Poetry Review subscribers is given annually for a chapbook-length poetry collection. The winner also receives 25 copies of the chapbook. Submit 22 to 26 pages of poetry with a $20 entry fee by May 1. Send an SASE or e-mail for complete guidelines.
Sow’s Ear Poetry Review,
355 Mt. Lebanon Road,
Donalds, SC 29638-9115.
Errol Hess, Managing Editor.
Wick Poetry Center Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize
A prize of $2,000, publication by Kent State University Press, and an invitation to give a reading and teach a one-week workshop at Kent State University is given annually for a first poetry collection. Naomi Shihab Nye will judge. Poets who have not yet published a book-length collection may submit a manuscript of 50 to 70 pages with a $20 entry fee by May 1. Send an SASE, call, or visit the Web site for complete guidelines.
Wick Poetry Center
Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize,
301 Satterfield Hall,
Kent State University,
P.O. Box 5190,
Kent, OH 44242-0001.
Maggie Anderson, Director.