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  • crwropps@aol.com
    Announcing: Naugatuck River Review’s 2nd Annual NARRATIVE POETRY CONTEST Contest Submission Period: July 1st through September 1st First prize is $1000 and
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 1, 2010
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      Announcing: Naugatuck River Review’s 2nd Annual NARRATIVE POETRY CONTEST

      Contest Submission Period: July 1st through September 1st

      First prize is $1000 and publication in NRR
      Second prize $250 and publication in NRR
      Third prize of $100 and publication in NRR

      All entrants will receive one issue of Naugatuck River Review.
      All poems will be considered for publication. Contest deadline is September 1st, 2010 at midnight.


      Electronic submissions ONLY will be accepted through our Submission Manager.
      $20 contest fee per group of 3 poems, payable through PAYPAL or credit card.


      GO TO OUR CONTEST PAGE (AFTER JULY FIRST) TO SUBMIT athttp://naugatuckriverreview.com/contest

      Judge for 2nd Annual Contest: Patricia Smith
      A National Book Award Finalist, Patricia Smith’s fifth book of poetry, Blood Dazzler (Coffee House Press) chronicles the human, physical and emotional toll exacted by Hurricane Katrina, a catastrophic natural event with lasting spiritual and political impact. This much-anticipated volume is also the focal point of a new dance/theater collaboration between Patricia and Urban Bush Women dancer Paloma McGregor.
      Patricia is also the author of Teahouse of the Almighty (Coffee House Press), a National Poetry Series winner, the Best Poetry Book of 2006 on About.com, and a 2007 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award and Paterson Poetry Prize winner; Close to Death (Zoland Books), Big Towns, Big Talk (Zoland) and Life According to Motown (Tia Chucha). Her poems have appeared in Poetry, The Paris Review, poemmemoirstory, Harvard Divinity Bulletin, the Chautauqua Literary Journal, TriQuarterly, and other journals, and in many groundbreaking anthologies. Her poem “The Way Pilots Walk” received a Pushcart Prize, and is featured in Pushcart Prize XXXII: Best of the Small Presses. Recognized as one of the world’s most formidable performers, Patricia has read her work at venues round the world

      All poems will be considered for publication. Contest deadline is September 1st, 2010.
      Electronic submissions ONLY will be accepted through our Submission Manager.
      $20 contest fee per group of 3 poems, payable through PAYPAL or credit card.


      GO TO OUR CONTEST PAGE (AFTER JULY FIRST) TO SUBMIT athttp://naugatuckriverreview.com/contest

      Naugatuck River Review is dedicated to publishing great narrative poetry. We are open to many styles of poetry, looking for narrative that sings, which means the poem has a strong emotional core and the narrative is compressed. We publish twice a year, Winter and Summer. The Winter issue is the contest edition.



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    • crwropps@aol.com
      Naugatuck River Review’s Third Annual NARRATIVE POETRY CONTEST will be judged by Patrick Donnelly! http://naugatuckriverreview.wordpress.com/contest/ First
      Message 2 of 4 , Jul 5, 2011
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        Naugatuck River Review’s Third Annual NARRATIVE POETRY CONTEST will be
        judged by Patrick Donnelly!
        http://naugatuckriverreview.wordpress.com/contest/

        First prize is $1000 and publication in NRR
        Second prize $250 and publication in NRR
        Third prize of $100 and publication in NRR
        All entrants will receive one issue of Naugatuck River Review.
        Submit from July 1, 2011 – September 1, 2011
        All poems will be considered for publication. Contest deadline is
        September 1st, 2011.
        Three poems per submission.
        Limited to 50 lines per poem.
        Do not put your name anywhere on the file submitted. There is a place
        for all your information when you register with Submission Manager.
        Please pay the contest fee of $20 first through PAYPAL or credit card,
        then go back to the submission manager.
        Submission fee includes a copy of the journal.
        Electronic submissions ONLY will be accepted through our Submission
        Manager program at the following link:
        http://naugatuckriverreviewsubmissions.com/
        Close friends and students (current or past) of Patrick Donnelly are
        ineligible.
        Judge for 2011 Contest: Patrick Donnelly:
        Patrick Donnelly is the author of THE CHARGE (Ausable Press, 2003,
        since 2009 part of Copper Canyon Press) and NOCTURNES OF THE BROTHEL OF
        RUIN, forthcoming from Four Way Books. He is a current Associate Editor
        of POETRY INTERNATIONAL, a Contributing Editor of TRANS-PORTAL
        (www.transtudies.org), and a former Associate Editor (1999 – 2009) at
        Four Way Books. Donnelly is Director of the Advanced Seminar, one of
        three summer programs at The Frost Place, a poetry conference center at
        Robert Frost’s old homestead in Franconia, NH. He has taught creative
        writing and public speaking at Colby College and the Bread Loaf
        Writers’ Conference. He is currently an Interdisciplinary Advisor in
        Poetry for the Lesley University MFA in Creative Writing Program. His
        poems have been featured on Poetry Daily in 2002 and 2003, on Verse
        Daily in 2003, and have appeared in The American Poetry Review, The
        Yale Review, The Virginia Quarterly Review, The Massachusetts Review,
        Ploughshares, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and Slate, as well as anthologized
        in the Four Way Reader #2, The Book of Irish American Poetry from the
        18th Century to the Present, and From the Fishouse: An Anthology of
        Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain
        Sound Great.

        Lori Desrosiers
        Publisher
        Naugatuck River Review
      • crwropps@aol.com
        Less than 2 weeks left to submit to Naugatuck River Review’s 4th Annual NARRATIVE POETRY CONTEST Contest Deadline: September 1st at midnight First prize is
        Message 3 of 4 , Aug 21, 2012
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          Less than 2 weeks left to submit to Naugatuck River Review’s 4th Annual NARRATIVE POETRY CONTEST






          Contest Deadline: September 1st at midnight


          First prize is $1000 and publication in NRR
          Second prize $250 and publication in NRR
          Third prize of $100 and publication in NRR


          All poems will be considered for publication. Contest deadline is September 1st, 2012 at midnight.


          Electronic submissions ONLY will be accepted through our Submission Manager.
          $20 contest fee per group of 3 poems, payable through PAYPAL or credit card.


          GO TO OUR CONTEST PAGE (AFTER JULY FIRST) TO SUBMIT at


          http://naugatuckriverreview.com/contest

          Judge for 4th Annual Contest: Pam Uschuk

          Called by The Bloomsbury Review “one of the most insightful and spirited poets today,” Pamela Uschuk is the author of several volumes of poetry, including: the award-winning Finding Peaches in the Desert, One-Legged Dancer, Scattered Risks, Crazy Love and Wild in the Plaza of Memory (all published by Wings Press) and Without the Comfort of Stars (Sampark Press, New Delhi and London). Crazy Love received the 2010 American Book Award. Scattered Risks was nominated for both a Pulitzer Prize and the 2005 Zacharias Poetry Award (nomination by Ploughshares). Joy Harjo and other musicians joined Uschuk on a CD of Finding Peaches in the Desert. The author of numerous chapbooks, her work has appeared in well over two hundred fifty journals and anthologies, including Agni Review, Calyx, Future Cycles, Nimrod, Parabola, Parnassus Review, Pequod, Ploughshares, Poetry, O Taste and See, 48 Younger American Poets, etc.

          All poems will be considered for publication.
          Contest deadline is September 1st, 2010.
          Electronic submissions ONLY will be accepted through our Submission Manager.
          $20 contest fee per group of 3 poems, payable through PAYPAL or credit card.


          Naugatuck River Review is dedicated to publishing great narrative poetry. We are open to many styles of poetry, looking for narrative that sings, which means the poem has a strong emotional core and the narrative is compressed. There is a 50 line limit. We publish twice a year, Winter and Summer. The Winter issue is the contest edition.










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