Don’t forget today kicks off the Welcome to Boog City literary festival. For all the deets and dirt, check out my previous entry.
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The 2014 PEN Awards are rolling in, and that includes the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation (For a book-length translation of poetry into English published in 2013) which was judged by QC’s own Kimiko Hahn–this year Diaries of Exile by Yannis Ritsos was selected. Here’s (an excerpt of) Kimiko Hahn’s decision: Yannis Ritsos’ Diaries […]
Friday, August 1st – Tuesday August 5th Unnameable Books 600 Vanderbilt Avenue, Brooklyn, NY Welcome To Boog City, a five day festival of poetry, music, and theatre. Welcome To Boog City, 66 poets, 16 musical acts, 9 poets theater plays, 2 poets in conversation with one another, 1 political talk, 1 d.a. levy lives visiting […]
Submissions due August 7th Ada, an online, open access, open source, peer-reviewed journal run by feminist media scholars from Canada, the UK, and the US, is seeking scholarly papers for their upcoming issue on gender, new media and technology. Nonfiction publications, especially papers, look great on your CV, so if you have something that fits […]
Submissions due August 31st Ilk Journal is seeking submissions for their “All Women, All the Time” issue. Ilk is an online journal for poetry, and they’re already in their fifteenth issue. As the mission statement on their homepage goes: We want your poems. We want things to get dirty, crystalline, skittish, far-reaching, confused, concise, programmatic, cybernetic […]
Submissions due August 31st Gulf Coast is also seeking submissions for their Barthelme Prize in short prose. So dust off your flash… fiction! Their words: The contest is open to pieces of prose poetry, flash fiction, and micro-essays of 500 words or fewer. Established in 2008, the contest awards its winner $1,000 and publication in […]