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    BELLDAY POETRY PRIZE $2,000 PRIZE TO WINNING POET SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2012 CONTEST FINAL JUDGE: RAE ARMANTROUT Rae Armantrout has published 10 books
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 31, 2011
      BELLDAY POETRY PRIZE
      $2,000 PRIZE TO WINNING POET

      SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2012

      CONTEST FINAL JUDGE: RAE ARMANTROUT
      Rae Armantrout has published 10 books of poetry, including her most
      recent book, Money Shot (2011), and Versed (2009), which won the 2010
      Pulitzer Prize in Poetry and the 2009 National Book Critics Circle
      Award. Her work is widely anthologized and appears in Postmodern
      American Poetry, several editions of Best American Poetry, and The
      Oxford Book of American Poetry (2006). She is a professor of poetry
      and poetics at the University of California, San Diego.

      Bellday Books will publish the winning book and award $2,000 and 25
      copies of the book to the winning author.

      CONTEST RULES
      - Submit a manuscript of 60-90 pages of original poetry in any style
      in English. The
      manuscript must not have been published in book or chapbook, but may
      contain poems that have appeared in print or on the Internet. Entries
      may consist of individual poems, a book-length poem or any combination
      of long or short poems.
      - Submitted manuscript must contain 2 title pages: Name and contact
      information should appear on first title page only. Name should not
      appear anywhere else in the manuscript.
      - Include a table of contents page, but do not send an acknowledgments page.
      - Manuscript must be typed single-spaced, paginated and bound with a
      binder clip.
      - Enclose an SASE for announcement of the winner. Manuscripts cannot
      be returned.
      - Postmark deadline: March 15, 2012.
      - Include a check or money order for $25 reading fee, payable to BELLDAY BOOKS.
      - Bellday Books reserves the right not to select an award winner, in
      which case all reading fees will be refunded.

      CONTEST MAILING ADDRESS
      Bellday Books, Inc.
      P.O. Box 3687
      Pittsburgh, PA 15230

      Questions may be directed to: <office(at)belldaybooks.com> (replace (at) with @)
      office@...


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