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Nancy Simpson's LIVING ABOVE THE FROST LINE, New and Selected Poems was published by Carolina Wren Press (N.C. Laureate Series, 2010.) She is the author of ACROSS WATER and NIGHT STUDENT, State Street Press, still available on WWW at Alibris and Books Again. Her poems have been published in Southern Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, The Georgia Review and other literary magazines. "Carolina Bluebirds" was published in THE POETS GUIDE TO THE BIRDS, Anhinga Press). "Grass" was reprinted in the 50th Anniversary Issue of Southern Poetry Review: DON'T LEAVE HUNGRY ( U.of Arkansas Press.) Seven poems were reprinted in the textbook, SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN POETRY,(McFarland.) Two poems were published in SOLO CAFE, Two more poems were published in SOLO NOVO."In the Nantahala Gorge" was published in Pisgah Review. "Studying Winter" was reprinted in Pirene's Fountain Anthology and "The Collection" in Collecting Life Anthology. Most recently, Southern Poetry Review Edited by James Smith, published "Our Great Depression," and The Southern Poetry Anthology Vol. VII: NORTH CAROLINA,Edited by William Wright, reprinted "Leaving in the Dead of Winter."

Sunday, November 11, 2012


Hello Poets. New Call for Poems. Send Now.

Five Points. The James Dickey Prize. $1000.00 is given for a group of poems. Send three poems with no more than 50 lines each. $20.00 entry fee. Deadline is Dec. 1, 2012. Five Points, James Dickey Prize, Georgia State University, PO Box 3099, Atlanta, Georgia 30302. Megan Sexton Co Editor. fivepoint@edu. www.fivepoint.gsu.edu.

Hunger Mountain. Ruth Stone Prize will be given for a poem. Dorianne Laux will judge. Send up to three poems with $20.00 entry fee by Dec. 10, 2012. Hunger Mountain, Ruth Stone Prize,Vermont College of Fine Arts, 36 College Street, Montpeiler, VT 05602. Michael Bay Gault Editor. www.hungermtn.org.

Poetry Contests often ask for a reading fee. Traditionally, Literary Magazines do not ask for a reading fee.

Bryant Literary Review seeks quality poetry submissions for Spring 2013 issue. Any style or subject matter. See samples at www.bryantliteraryreview.org. Deadline Dec.1, 2012. Send your submission with a brief bio and cover letter to Bryant literary Review, Faculty Suite F, Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917.

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