I am judging a poetry contest!

it’s true. my first one. the university of la verne’s Prism Review poetry contest. let the games begin! spread the word. here are the details:

Contests Open Now!

The fiction and poetry winner each get: $250 & publication

Everyone gets: publication consideration and copy of issue #13 ($9 value . . . so $9 fee. . . get $9 issue . . . equals free?)

Poetry judge: the talented, prodigious Craig Santos Perez , author of from Unincorporated Territory (Saina) and from Unincorporated Territory (hacha)

submit 1-3 poems, 7 pages max
Fiction judge: the absolutely brilliant Lucy Corin , author of The Entire Predicament and Everyday Psychokillers

submit 1 story, no maximum, no minimum

Submit here

Contests close midnight, November 30

Multiple entries allowed

We follow the CLMP Contest Code of Ethics: in other words, colleagues, friends, or past/current students of either judge are ineligible. Word up.

Winners will be announced next February (2011)

If you can’t do online, you can send in hard copies: for both prizes, make check payable to “University of La Verne – Prism Review Contest” and send to

Prism Review
Miller Hall
1950 Third Street
University of La Verne
La Verne, CA 91750

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