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      CityLit Project announces the First Annual Clarinda Harriss Poetry Prize and Chapbook 


      Competition. The Prize is named in honor of Clarinda Harriss, eminent Baltimore poet, 


      publisher, and professor of English at Towson University. Send $15 entry fee, SASE for 


      notification of winner, and manuscript of 16 to 25 pages of poetry with table of 


      contents, acknowledgments, and two coversheets (one with title only) to Harriss Prize, 


      c/o CityLit Project, 120 S. Curley Street, Baltimore, MD 21224. All submissions must 


      be postmarked before October 1, 2009. Winner receives publication by CityLit Press, 


      $100, and 25 copies. Michael Salcman will judge. Complete guidelines at 


      www.citylitproject.org. 


       


      Submission Guidelines 


       


      Entrants should be previously unpublished in book form.  Please include on separate 


      pages: (1) coversheet listing poet’s name, collection’s title, and poet’s mailing address, 


      contact phone number, and e-mail address; (2) an acknowledgments page that lists 


      poems previously published in periodicals, anthologies, journals, etc.; and (3) one- 


      paragraph bio (all will be removed before final judging). 


       


      Manuscripts should be typed (and available in electronic format) and paginated.  Paper 


      clip all material together (no staples). A separate title page should include title of0


      collection only (to be forwarded to the final judge). 


       


      FINALIST MANUSCRIPTS WILL BE JUDGED ANONYMOUSLY. 


       


      Except for coversheet and bio, the entrant’s name should not appear anywhere on the 


      manuscript.  Manuscripts will be recycled; please do not send your original or only 


      copy. 


       


      SASE(s): Include a self-addressed stamped postcard to review an announcement of the 


      prize winner.  Winner will be announced in January 2010.  


       


      Submit no fewer than 16 and no more than 25 pages of poetry, $15 entry fee (made 


      payable to CityLit Project), and SASEs to  


       


      Harriss Prize 


      c/o CityLit Project 


      120 S. Curley Street 


      Baltimore, MD 21224 


       


      Deadline: October 1, 2009, postmark.    


       


      CityLit Project staff, interns, board members, and their immediate family are ineligible. 


       


      Prize Winner:  The winner of the Clarinda Harriss Poetry Prize receives publication by 


      CityLit Press, $100, and 25 copies. Winner will be notified in January 2010, with the 


      winning chapbook published in Spring 2010. 


       



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