Archive for February 24th, 2009

2009 Campbell Corner Poetry Prize

24 February 2009

Campbell Corner at the Sarah Lawrence Language Exchange announces its eleventh Annual Poetry Contest. Poems that treat larger themes with lyric intensity are especially welcomed by the judges.

The Campbell Corner Poetry Contest offers a prize of $3,000. Winners are invited to give a public reading at the College. The poems will be published in the Poetry Contest Section of the Sarah Lawrence Language Exchange.

To enter the poetry competition, submit poems to:

The Language Exchange
Campbell Corner Poetry Contest
Sarah Lawrence College
1 Mead Way
Bronxville, NY 10708-5999

All entries for Campbell Corner’s eleventh poetry contest must be postmarked by March 15, 2009. Omit author’s name on manuscript and include a cover sheet with name, address, phone, and e-mail. Maximum length for submissions is 20 pages. Entrants must submit their poems in three printed copies. The entry fee is $25; checks should be made payable to Sarah Lawrence College. Previously published work is accepted, but when and where published should be noted on the cover sheet.


Ginosko Call for Submissions

24 February 2009

Accepting short fiction & poetry, creative non-fiction, interviews, social justice concerns for the 9th issue of the literary journal Ginosko, the summer issue.

Editorial lead time 1-2 months; accept simultaneous submissions and reprints; accept excerpts; length flexible. Copyright reverts to author. Receives postal submissions & email—prefer email submissions as attachments in Microsoft Works Word Processor.

Publishing as semiannual ezine, winter & summer. Selecting material from ezine for printed anthology.

Check downloadable issues on website for style & tone:

Use latest version of Adobe Reader.

ezine circulation 3400+. Website traffic 750-1000 hits/month.
Also looking for artwork, photography, to post on website and links to exchange.

Ginosko (ghin-océ-koe)
To perceive, understand, realize, come to know; knowledge that has an inception, a progress, an attainment.
The recognition of truth by experience.

Member CLMP. Listed in Best of the Web 2008.

Ginosko Literary Journal
Robert Paul Cesaretti, Editor
PO Box 246
Fairfax, CA 94978

CALL FOR POETRY: Her Mark 2010

24 February 2009

Entry form available at

WMG is looking to showcase a variety of compelling, sensitive, and provocative poetry by women for the annual HER MARK publication. All themes and styles are welcome. Selected poems will be featured together with visual art in a bound publication. The publication is 5x 7 ; poems submitted should be able to fit on one page of this size.

Poetry Juror: Maureen Seaton

Maureen Seaton has won numerous prizes for her poetry, including an NEA fellowship, the Lambda Literary Award, the Iowa Poetry Prize, the Audre Lorde Award, and the Pushcart Prize. She has facilitated poetry workshops at Columbia College Chicago, the School of the Art Institute, and at Woman Made Gallery. In
1995/1996, she curated a reading series entitled “Woman As Culture” for the Gallery. Maureen Seaton teaches poetry and literary collage at the University of Miami, Florida.

March 6, 2009 – Final Entry Due Date
March 25, 2009 – Notifications Sent
July 31, 2009 – Her Mark Available
July 31 – August 27 – Exhibition
Sunday, August 2, 2009 Release Party & Reading 2-4pm
Entry fee: $10 for up to three poems

Emailed Entries Submit up to three poems with your complete contact information by email to You’ll receive acknowledgment and an invoice for the $10 entry fee.

Mailed Entries: Mail your completed entry form with up to three poems and and $10 entry fee to Woman Made Gallery, 685 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60642

Ernest Hemingway Festival short story contest 2009 Prose For Papa

24 February 2009

Non-refundable $15 entry fee must be sent with the entry. Checks should be made out to the Community Library.

Cash prize of $500.

First place winner will be published on this website.

Entries must be previously unpublished, original work, typed double spaced, and no longer than 2600 words or 10 pages. One entry per person.

Attach a separate cover sheet with title, author name, address, email, and telephone numbers.

The story itself should not bear anything but the title and page numbers.

May re-submit a non-winning entry from 2008.

Deadline for submission: May 31, 2009

The symposium reserves one-time rights to print the winner on the website.

Mail entries to Prose for Papa ATTN: Sue Bailey PO BOX 2420 Sun Valley, ID 83353
or email to