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) andThe Bitter Withy (2009), both from Alice James Books. He has published five volumes of translations from the French, including Apollinaire's Alcools (Wesleyan), Rimbaud'sIlluminations 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.
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