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    The University of Illinois at Chicago journal Packingtown Review has extended the deadline for the Packingtown Review Prize for Critical Response. The new
    Message 1 of 2 , May 4, 2008
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      The University of Illinois at Chicago journal Packingtown Review has
      extended the deadline for the Packingtown Review Prize for Critical
      Response. The new deadline for submissions is August 30, 2008, postmarked.
      Submissions are also accepted via e-mail.

      Acclaimed poet and UIC alumnus Paul Hoover has contributed his hitherto
      unpublished poem "The Windows (Speech-lit Islands)" to
      Packingtown Review's contest for the best critical response to the
      poem. This poem can be accessed via the contest page at
      http://www.packingtownreview.com/contests.

      To enter, submit a critical response between 1,500 and 2,500 words
      discussing Paul Hoover's "The Windows (Speech-lit Islands)" in light of
      the poet's aesthetic and in the context of contemporary poetry.

      The winning response will be featured in the first issue of Packingtown
      Review alongside the poem, as well as on the Packingtown Review web site.
      The winning author will receive two copies of the journal.

      Two runners-up will be posted on the Packingtown Review web site.

      The jury consists of the current editorial staff of Packingtown Review.

      The deadline for the submissions is August 30, 2008 (postmarked). Winners
      will be announced on the Packingtown Review web site on September 30,
      2008.

      The contest is open to the public* and there is no fee.

      Please mail your submission to our journal address: UIC Department of
      English, UH 2027 MC 162, 601 S. Morgan, Chicago, IL 60607, or e-mail it to

      contest(at)packingtownreview.com (replace (at) with @).

      *This contest is closed to current UIC students and faculty and those who
      have graduated from UIC within the past five years.






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