Thursday, March 20, 2008

CFS: White Crane/James White Poetry Prize

I just saw this on Jameson Currier's blog. Mark Doty will judge this year's entries.

The White Crane/James White Poetry Prize is given biennially for a book-length poetry collection. The prize consists of a monetary prize of $1,000, publication of the winning manuscript by White Crane Books, and 5 author copies.

~Submit 48 to 80 pages of original poetry with a $25 entry fee by October 30.
~All submissions must be in English.
~All submissions must be the work of the applicant.
~Applicants must be Gay-identified males.
~The winner’s book will be published by White Crane Books.

Please include a cover letter with a short biographical statement and contact information. This contest will be judged blind, so we insist that manuscripts to be judged NOT include your name or any identifying information.

Submissions not following exact guidelines will be rejected. Manuscripts will not be returned. For notification of receipt, please include a self-addressed stamped postcard with the submission.

Entry fees should be in the form of check or money order made out to James White Poetry Prize. Submissions must be postmarked no later than October 30, 2008 and should be mailed to:

James White Poetry Prize
172 Fifth Avenue, Suite 69
Brooklyn, NY 11217

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