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  • AllisonJ
    http://gradstudies.carlow.edu/creative/dobler-award.html 2013 PATRICIA DOBLER POETRY AWARD: One prize of round-trip travel and lodging as a participating guest
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 28, 2013
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      http://gradstudies.carlow.edu/creative/dobler-award.html

      2013 PATRICIA DOBLER POETRY AWARD: One prize of round-trip travel and lodging as a participating guest of Carlow University's low-residency MFA program in Pittsburgh (January 6-17, 2014), given to a woman poet over 40 who has not published a book in any genre. Winner also receives publication in Voices from the Attic, and gives a reading at Carlow with the final judge, Patricia Smith. April 1 postmark deadline. Complete guidelines and FAQ:gradstudies.carlow.edu/creative/dobler-award.html.
    • aejos
      The Patricia Dobler Poetry Award is an annual contest is open to women writers* over the age of 40 who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, currently
      Message 2 of 2 , Mar 20, 2014
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        • The Patricia Dobler Poetry Award is an annual contest is open to women writers* over the age of 40 who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, currently living in the U.S., who have not published a full-length book of poetry, fiction, or non-fiction.

        • About the 2014 Patricia Dobler Poetry Award

          Primary Judge: Jan Beatty, poet
          Final Judge: Yona Harvey, poet

          PRIZE

          One prize in the form of $1,000; round-trip travel, lodging and a reading at Carlow University in Pittsburgh with judge Yona Harvey; publication in Voices from the Attic. Prize valued at $2,000.

          ELIGIBILITY

          Open to women writers over the age of 40 who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, currently living in the U.S., who have not published a full-length book of poetry, fiction, or non-fiction (chapbooks excluded).

          SUBMIT:

          • Up to two unpublished poems, of any style, per submission. Each poem must be 75 lines or fewer (not counting stanza breaks). Multiple submissions accepted.
          • A cover sheet with author’s name, address, phone number, e-mail, title(s) of poem(s), and a 1- paragraph bio. Author’s name, address, and any identifying information should not appear on any poem. If sending multiple submissions, please include all poem titles on a single cover sheet.  
          • A clearly addressed, standard-letter-sized SASE for notification. If sending multiple submissions, enclose only one SASE.
          • $20 entry fee per each 2-poem submission (check/money order made out to Carlow University). If sending multiple submissions, send only one check for the full amount.
          • Simultaneous submissions accepted (please notify us ASAP if your poems are accepted elsewhere).

          DEADLINE

          All entries must be postmarked by April 1, 2014. Any submission received after April 8, 2014 will not be accepted (even if it is postmarked on April 1st).

          NOTIFICATION

          Winner will be notified by April 30, 2014. All entrants will receive a copy of Voices from the Attic.

          MAILING ADDRESS

          The Patricia Dobler Poetry Award
          Jan Beatty, Director of Creative Writing
          Carlow University
          3333 Fifth Avenue
          Pittsburgh PA 15213

          QUESTIONS?

          Read our Dobler Award FAQs, or contact Sarah Williams-Devereux at 412.578.6346 orsewilliams412@....

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