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    The deadline is approaching for the New Delta Review 2011 Matt Clark Prize in Fiction and Poetry. http://ndrmag.org/contests/ The winner in each category
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      The deadline is approaching for the New Delta Review 2011 Matt Clark
      Prize in Fiction and Poetry.

      http://ndrmag.org/contests/

      The winner in each category receives $250 and publication in New Delta
      Review. Finalists will also be considered for publication.

      Deadline: March 15th, 2011 (postmark date)

      Fiction Judge: Susan Straight

      Poetry Judge: Johannes Göransson

      Submit:
      - previously unpublished short story or maximum of five poems per entry
      - completed entry form with all contact information
      - $10 entry fee

      The $10 fee includes the option to purchase a discounted copy of the
      Spring 2010 25th-Anniversary Double Issue for an additional $5.

      Unlimited submissions are welcome; each submission must be accompanied
      by $10 fee. Make checks payable to New Delta Review. Simultaneous
      submissions with notification are welcome.

      Mail submissions to:
      New Delta Review
      15 Allen Hall
      Department of English
      Louisiana State University
      Baton Rouge, LA 70803
      Attn: Matt Clark Contest Fiction/Poetry

      ABOUT THE PRIZE
      Matt Clark, beloved teacher, coordinator of creative writing at
      Louisiana State University, and a fine short story writer at the start
      of his career, died of colon cancer at the age of 31. Fascinated by
      tall tales and urban legends, Matt was in the process of inventing a
      new kind of Southwest magical realism, part Mark Twain, part Gabriel
      Garcia Marquez. In his honor, NDR sponsors the Matt Clark Prize in
      fiction and poetry.

      ABOUT THE JUDGES
      Susan Straight is the author of seven novels--including Highwire Moon,
      A Million Nightingales, and her latest, Take One Candle Light a Room.
      Straight has won the Milkweed Fiction Prize, a Lannan Literary Award,
      and an Edgar Allan Poe award. She has also been a finalist for the
      National Book Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She teaches
      creative writing at the University of California, Riverside.

      Johannes Göransson is the co-editor of Action Books and the online
      journal Action, Yes. A native of Sweden, he has translated into
      English the works of several Swedish and Finnish writers, including
      Aase Berg, Henry Parland, and Johan Jönson. His books of poetry
      include A New Quarantine Will Take My Place, Dear Ra, Pilot, and the
      forthcoming The Entrance Pageant. He teaches at the University of
      Notre Dame.

      2010 MATT CLARK PRIZE WINNERS AND JUDGES
      Fiction: “The Caterer” by David James Poissant, selected by George
      Singleton
      Poetry: “The Story” by Sharon Charde, selected by Jennifer L. Knox
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