Nirala Publications CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS for Chicago Anthology

4 July 2009

Nirala Publications (New Delhi/Kathmandu) has announced the forthcoming publication of Chicagoland Poets, the latest poetry anthology in a distinguished series that includes the poets of London, Paris, Amsterdam, and Berlin.

The 300-page anthology, edited by Illinois poets Robin Metz and Nina Corwin, will be launched in Chicago, New York, London, New Delhi, and Kathmandu for worldwide distribution. The series editor is Yuyutsu R.D. Sharma.

Poets born or currently living in Chicago may submit up to five poems of any length on any subject (including, especially, poems about Chicago and environs or southeast Asia).

While unpublished poems are preferred, previously published poems are welcomed. A statement indicating that the poet retains reprint rights (as well as where the poem appeared) should accompany each submission of previously published poems.

A brief biographical statement (100 words) including the poet’s ties to Chicago area should also accompany the submission as well as complete contact info. Poets not born or currently living in Chicago may also submit up to five poems (as above, with accompanying rights/biographical statement(s)) on any subject related to Chicago.

Deadline for submissions is August 31, 2009 and should be emailed to: Nina at [email corrected 7/12/09.] in a SINGLE .doc or .rtf file or sent snail-mail addressed to: Chicagoland Poets c/o Nina Corwin 523 S Plymouth Ct. Chicago, IL 60605.

Please include SASE for reply only. MSS will not be returned. Poets included in the anthology will receive a complimentary copy.

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