poetry contest: TEA PARTY
- Tea Party Magazine's 2008 Poetry Prize Guidelines
$500 Honorarium and Publication
Final Judge: Tyehimba Jess
Postmark Deadline: Friday, March 31st, 2008
Entry Fee: $15
Tyehimba Jess' first book of poetry, leadbelly, was a winner of the
2004 National Poetry Series. The Library Journal and Black Issues Book
Review both named it one of the "Best Poetry Books of 2005." Jess is
an Assistant Professor of English at University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign and a Cave Canem fellow.
Please send up to 3 poems per entry by mail (no email submissions).
All entries are considered for publication and considered anonymously.
In your cover letter please include your name, address, phone number,
email, titles, and where you heard about our poetry contest. Your name
should appear ONLY in the cover letter (not on the poems). Manuscripts
will not be returned. Make checks or money orders payable to Tea Party
Previously published works and works forthcoming elsewhere cannot be
considered. Simultaneous submissions are okay, but fee is
non-refundable if accepted elsewhere. Multiple entries are okay, as
long as a separate reading fee is included with each entry. Tea Party
Magazine cannot consider work from anyone currently or recently
affiliated with Tea Party. In addition, Tea Party cannot consider work
from anyone who is a current/former student or personal friend of the
prize judge. Contest results will also be announced on our website.
SEND ENTRIES TO:
Attn: Poetry Contest
Tea Party Magazine
4240 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
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