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  • crwropps@aol.com
    http://www.elizabethtown.kctcs.edu/pubs/heartland/poetcont.html 2009 Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize Deadline Entries must be postmarked no later than February 16,
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 7, 2009
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      http://www.elizabethtown.kctcs.edu/pubs/heartland/poetcont.html




      2009 Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize

      Deadline

      Entries must be postmarked no later than February 16, 2009

      Submission Guidelines

      Send up to three poems (typed, no longer than 30 lines) to:


      2009 Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize
      c/o Mick Kennedy
      Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
      600 College Street Rd
      Elizabethtown KY 42701


      Include a cover letter with your name, address and a short biography (30 words maximum). Names should NOT appear on the poems. Poems must be typed and be no longer than 30 lines.  Include a self-addressed stamped envelope (legal size) in order to receive the results of the contest.

      The Heartland Review asks for a $5 contribution for up to three poems to support the contest and our journal. Please make checks out to theHeartland Review.

      Prizes



      1st Place - $200 and publication in the 2009 Summer issue



      2nd Place - $100 and publication in the 2009 Summer issue



      3rd Place - $75 and publication in the 2009 Summer issue



      Winners will be announced in April and invited to read at the annual Morrison Gallery Poetry Series Poetry Month Celebration

      Judge

      Richard Taylor

      Richard Taylor, Professor of English at Kentucky State University, is the author of two novels, five collections of poetry and several non-fiction books that deal primarily with Kentucky history. His sixth poetry collection, Rail-Splitter (based on the life of Abraham Lincoln) will be published by Larkspur Press in 2
      009.

      Mr. Taylor has received two creative writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and an Al Smith Award from the Kentucky Arts Council. He and his wife Lizz own Poor Richard's Books in downtown Frankfort.


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    • aejos
      THR announces the 2015 Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize http://apps.elizabethtown.kctcs.edu/theheartlandreview/index.cfm?jbbpoetry=yes
      Message 2 of 2 , Feb 12
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        THR announces the 2015 Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize


        Entry link:

        It is has been a couple of years since we offered this contest. Bestowed by Joy´s son Shelby, THR wants to continue to honor Joy Bale Boone´s contribution to Kentucky´s exceptional literary world by reviving this poetry prize.

        Prizes

        • $350 First Place
        • $100 Second Place
        • $75 Third Place

        All finalists will be published in THR´s spring 2015 issue and invited to a special reading at ECTC in honor of poetry month. To enter the contest, participants should mail a $10 donation by check or money order (we cannot accept cash) made out to The Heartland Review and up to three (3) poems to:

        2015 Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize
        c/o Sandi Howard
        Elizabethtown Community & Technical College
        600 College Street Road
        Elizabethtown, KY 42701

        The donations will fund the contest, creation of the journal, and scholarships for creative writing students.

        Provide a cover page that includes name, address, email, and a 30-40 word biography with the poems. No contact information should appear on the manuscripts. Poems should not be longer fifty lines. Deadline for entries is postmark March 1, 2015. Winners will be announced in April.

        Thank you for supporting our journal and remembering Joy. 


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