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Cave Canem Poetry Prize 2013

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    Subject: Cave Canem Poetry Prize 2013 CaveCanem Poetry Prize 2013 Establishedin 1999, this first-book award is dedicated to the discovery of
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 2, 2013
      Subject: Cave Canem Poetry Prize 2013

      CaveCanem Poetry Prize 2013
      Establishedin 1999, this first-book award is dedicated to the discovery
      of exceptionalmanuscripts by African American poets.
      Award:Winner receives $1,000, publication by University of Georgiain
      fall 2014, 15 copies of the book, and a feature reading.
      FinalJudge: Tracy K. Smith(Judge reserves the right not to select a
      winner or honorable mentions.)
      Eligibility:African American writers who have not had afull-length book
      of poetry published by a professional press. Authors ofchapbooks and
      self-published books with a maximum print run of 500 may
      apply.Simultaneous submission to other book awards should be noted:
      immediate noticeupon winning such an award is required. Winner agrees
      to be present in thecontinental United Statesat her or his own expense
      shortly after the book is published in order toparticipate in
      promotional reading(s).
      Deadline:Reading period opens February 1, 2013.Manuscripts must be
      submitted no laterthan April 5, 2013.  Winner announced by email in
      September2013.
      EntryFee: $15.Entry fees are non-refundable.
      Submission Hard copy submissions will not be considered.
      One manuscript per poet allowed.
      Upload manuscript as a .doc or .pdf document. Include a cover sheet
      with the title only and table of contents. Author’s name should
      not appear on any pages within the uploaded document.
      Cover letter should include author’s brief bio (200 words,
      maximum) and list of acknowledgments of previously published poems.
      Manuscript must be paginated, with a font size of 11 or 12, and
      50-75 pages in length, inclusive of title page and table of
      contents. A poem may be multiple pages, but no more than one poem per
      page is permitted, columns are not permitted.
      Manuscripts not adhering to submission guidelines will not be
      considered.
      Post-submission revisions or corrections are not permitted.
      TO SUBMIT: https://cavecanemsubmittable.com/submit/18163%c2%a0%c2%a0%c2%a0Hafizah
      GeterProgram &Communications CoordinatorCave CanemFoundation, Inc.20
      Jay Street, Suite 310-ABrooklyn, NY 11201ph: 718.858.0000
      fax: 718.858.0002hgeter@...
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