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Stay at Firefly Farms!

The Sundress Academy for the Arts (SAFTA) is now accepting applications for short-term artists’ residencies in creative writing, visual art, film/theater, music, and more. Each residency includes a room of one’s own (where you can Virginia Woolfe all day), access to a communal kitchen, bathroom, office, and living space, plus wireless internet and cable.These residencies […]

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Call for Submissions: Working Class

Call for submissions Due: August 15th For this issue of Poetry Is Dead, we are looking for writing that deals explicitly with work and class in some way, though this theme could be interpreted in a variety of ways—and that variety of interpretations is what we’re looking for. Submit up to five poems max to […]

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The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award

The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is Open for Entries Now in its eighth year, the Award is an internationally renowned literary prize presented by Aesthetica Magazine. It is a fantastic opportunity for established and aspiring writers and poets to showcase their work to an international audience. Previous entrants have achieved further publication and wider recognition […]

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Verse in the Stacks (Part II)

Tuesday, August 11th @ 6PM New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger Forum Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street 2nd Floor, Room 227 10018 New York, New York This summer the Academy of American Poets continues its tradition of offering poetry readings featuring a diverse lineup of poets sharing their latest work […]

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Mucho Moko

MFA alum Rajiv Mohabir has 5 poems in Moko, “a non-profit journal that publishes fiction, poetry, visual arts, and non-fiction essays that reflect a Caribbean heritage or experience.”  (Very cool!) Check ’em out: http://mokomagazine.org/wordpress/poems-by-rajiv-mohabir/

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Gulf Coast Translation Prize

Deadline: August 31st It’s that time of year–Gulf Coast, that most excellent literary journal from the University of Houston,  is seeking entries for their annual Translation Prize.  And this year’s judge is none other than QC’s own Ammiel Alcalay.  Great journal, great judge: no excuses, folks, send in your stuff! See the complete entry guidelines […]

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