Deadline extended to July 15th!
1st/2nd Book Poetry Prize
Open to any poet writing in English who has not published a second
book of poems.
(Chapbooks are not counted as books).
Winner receives $3,000, publication, and 100 copies.
Accepting electronic & postal submissions May 1 - July 15, 2013.
Donald Revell will judge. Donald Revell is the author of
twelve collections of poetry, most recently Tantivy (2012) and The
Bitter Withy (2009), both from Alice James Books. He has published five
volumes of translations from the French, including Apollinaire's
Alcools (Wesleyan), Rimbaud's Illuminations and A Season in Hell (both
from Omnidawn) and Laforgue's Last Verses (Omnidawn). His critical
writings include The Art of Attention (Graywolf) and Invisible Green:
Selected Prose (Omnidawn). Winner of the PEN USA Translation Award and
two-time winner of the PEN USA Award for Poetry, he has also won the
Academy of American Poets' Lenore Marshall Prize and is a former Fellow
of the Ingram Merrill and Guggenheim Foundations. Additionally, he has
twice been awarded Fellowships from the National Endowment for the
Arts. Former editor-in-chief of Denver Quarterly, he now serves as
poetry editor of Colorado Review. Revell is a Professor of English &
Creative Writing at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Revell lives
in the desert south of Las Vegas with his wife, poet Claudia Keelan,
and their children Benjamin Brecht and Lucie Ming. Entry fee:
$27.00 All entrants with a U.S. mailing address who pay an extra
$3 to cover shipping costs will be mailed a copy of any Omnidawn book
of their choice, or a copy of the winning book when it is published.
A complete list of all current Omnidawn book titles is available at
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