poetry contest: Comstock Review
- One day left to enter the 2011 Annual Muriel Craft Bailey Award for
Poetry sponsored by the Comstock Review, now celebrating its 25th year
of publishing. This year, the contest is honored by Marilyn Nelson as
our final judge. First prize of $1,000, plus other cash prizes and
honorable mentions. All poems listed as finalists subject to
publication. authors will receive one contributor’s copy of the issue.
An entry fee of $5 per poem is required for each poem submitted. No
limit on the number of poems at $5 each.
NO SIMULTANEOUS OR ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS, blind submission also
required (review our guidelines on line).
Special Offer for 2011: Order a one-year subscription with your
entry at the discounted price of $17 (normally priced $20). If outside
Add $5 per copy for postage. Make all entry fee and subscription
checks out to "The Comstock Review."
Send contest submissions, postmarked by July 1, 2011, to:
CWG Poetry Contest 2011
4956 St. John Drive
Syracuse, NY 13215
Be sure to refer to full guidelines at
Subject: Comstock Review Annual Contest deadline 8/1/14The Comstock Review, a fully independent literary journal managed and edited on by a collective of publishing poets who volunteer to support the craft, offers the Muriel Craft Bailey Poetry Prize as top honor in its annual poetry contest. First prize is $1000 and this year’s final judge is Kwame Dawes, noted poet, Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner, and a Chancellor’s Professor of English at the University of Nebraska. For full submission guidelines and entry fee information, please visit the newly renovated web site for Comstock Review: www.comstockreview.org. In the history of the magazine, the editors have awarded nearly $30,000 in prizes and published hundreds of poets nationwide, both noted talent and first time publications. Postmark deadline is August 1, 2014, there are modest fees, and no simultaneous submissions are accepted. Please send your best as we continue to strive for diversity of voice and experience while providing a home to for your work.