Thursday, 5 May 2016
The Peseroff Prize Poetry Contest #seanocarolan.com #writing #poetry #Contest
“Whenever something new develops in poetry, many will argue, ‘That’s not poetry.’ Think of the reception of William Carlos Williams . . . spoken word poets, poets who incorporate graphics, poets who write in code so robots can read them. It’s all poetry.” –Joyce Peseroff
Breakwater Review is proud to announce The Second Annual Peseroff Prize Poetry Contest: publication and $1,000 for a single poem. The Peseroff Prize honors Joyce Peseroff’s work as a poet, teacher, editor, innovator, and mentor. She helped found the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Massachusetts Boston, served as its first director, and retired from teaching in 2014.
Submit up to three poems and a $10 entry fee from September 1 to May 15. There are no restrictions on length, content or form: “it’s all poetry.” Submit through our online submission manager; all submissions will be considered for publication. Winners will be announced in September 2016.
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First prize: £5,000 One of the largest short story prizes, the winning story features in our anthology, so you will see your words in print...