We are honored to share with everyone the winners and finalists of the Spotlight Award!
Every 15th of the month: new deadlines, new contests, and new opportunities for your voice to find the world. The next six weeks include: our own Palette Poetry Prize, Cave Canem’s Prize, Waxwing’s open submission, the Sewanee Writer Conference and more.
“I want POC to always be two steps ahead. I understand how trends and appropriation work so I want us to always to be innovating. And, of course, if we’re on the cutting edge, you can’t ignore us. We’ll refuse to not be taken seriously. “
We’re honored to have had the chance to chat with the talented poet Sam Sax, author of two award winning collections, recipient multiple fellowships, and currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University—here’s what he has to say about his journey of becoming poet.
We are so excited to announce this year’s judge for the Palette Poetry Prize ($4000 + Publications) is the amazing poet, educator and community leader, Edward Hirsch!
Every 15th of the month, new deadlines, new contests, new opportunities for your voice to find the world.
“I think that period getting the first book accepted, the time right before it was accepted, when I kept getting ” almosts” from publishers was the worst. I was in my early thirties, so I could take it.”
We’ve got to be thankful to live in a world which offers so many opportunities for poets to get their work out there. Here are XXXXX contests, magazines, and fellowships to submit your poems to soon.