The Malahat Review, Canada‚Äôs premier literary magazine, invites entries from Canadian, American, and overseas authors for the Long Poem Prize. Two awards of $1,000 CAD each are given. Poets contributing to The Malahat Review have also won or been nominated for National Magazine Awards for Poetry and the Pushcart Prize. The Long Poem Prize is offered every second year, alternating with the Novella Prize.
The deadline for the 2011 Long Poem Prize is February 1, 2011 (postmark date).
* A single poem or cycle of poems with a minimum of 10 published pages to a maximum of 20 published pages. A published page is up to 32 lines (or less), including breaks between stanzas.
* No restrictions as to subject matter or aesthetic approach apply.
* Entry fee required:
o $35 CAD for Canadian entries
o $40 US for American entries
o $45 US for entries from Mexico and outside North America
* Entrants receive a one-year subscription to The Malahat Review for themselves or a friend.
* Entries previously published, accepted or submitted for publication elsewhere are not eligible.
* Entrants‚Äô anonymity is preserved throughout the judging. Contact information (including an email address) should not appear on the submission, but along with the title on an enclosed separate page.
* No submissions will be accepted by email.
* No entries will be returned.
* Entrants will not be notified by separately by letter about the judges‚Äô decisions even if a SASE is included for this purpose.
* Winners and finalists will be notified via email.
* Winners will be announced with the publication of their entries in The Malahat Review‚Äôs Summer 2011 issue, on the Malahat web site, and in Malahat lite, the magazine‚Äôs quarterly e-newsletter, in April 2011.
* Send entries and enquiries to:
The Malahat Review
University of Victoria
P.O. Box 1700
Victoria, B.C. V8W 2Y2
Entrants wishing to pay by credit card may download and complete our Credit Card Payment Form then enclose it with their entries.http://www.malahatreview.ca/http://www.malahatreview.ca/long_poem_prize/info.html
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