Dara Wier to judge new Mississippi Review Poetry contest. Three $1000 prizes and three books published promptly.
The Mississippi Review Poetry Series is a new contest for book-length poetry manuscripts open to all poets working in English. Judged by Dara Wier, this year’s series offers three $1000 prizes plus early 2010 publication and 100 copies of winning books to prize winners. Each entrant receives a set of the three prize-winning books. Manuscripts maximum 56 pages of poetry. Fee is $25 per entry, payable to Mississippi Review. No limit on number of entries. No manuscripts returned. Include name, address, phone, e-mail, and title on page one. Postmark deadline August 1, 2009. Winners announced September 2009. Address to MR Poetry Series, 118 College Drive #5144, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001.
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