Archive for April 18th, 2008

2008 Anderbo Poetry Prize

18 April 2008

For up to six unpublished poems.
Winner receives:
$500 cash
Publication on anderbo.com
Judged by Kim Waller

Guidelines:
–Poems should be typed on 8 1/2 x 11 paper with the poet’s name and contact information on the upper right corner of each poem
–Entries must be postmarked by November 1, 2008
–Limit six poems per poet
–Poet must not have been previously published on anderbo.com
–Mail submissions to 270 Lafayette Street, Suite 1412, New York, NY 10012
–Enclose self-addressed stamped business envelope to receive names of winner and honorable mentions
–All entries are non-returnable and will be recycled
–Reading fee is $10. Check or money order payable to RRofihe

Kim Waller 2007 Poetry Prize Judge
At Wellesley College, Kim Waller was a student of Richard Wilbur and Philip Booth. One summer she had the luck of holding the Robert Frost Poetry Scholarship at the Breadloaf School of English in Ripton, Vermont. Her first published poems appeared in anthologies edited by Chad Walsh and John Ciardi. Her poetry has subsequently appeared in The Hudson Review, The Minnesota Review, New World Writing # 10, Best Poems of 1975, The Penny Paper, Visiting Frost, and the Cider Mill Press, among others. Her privately-printed collection of poems is titled Winter Parsley. She has taught at two New York private schools, The Packer Collegiate Institute and The Brearley School, as well as the summertime College Readiness Program for college-bound inner-city students. Her early experience as a magazine editor was gained at Mademoiselle and The Atlantic Monthly. This led to a long career as a features editor at Town & Country and, later, Victoria magazine. She is now a free-lance magazine writer specializing in architecture and interior design. Her articles have appeared in such magazines as Coastal Living, House Beautiful, Connecticut, Real Simple, Travel & Leisure, The New York Times, Decorating, and Home. She is the author of two books on tea, three decorating books, and her personal essays have been in magazines and two anthologies: Thoughts of Home, and The Quiet Center. She and her husband, a documentary filmmaker, live in New York City and have two sons.

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