Last Chance: Annual Awards and Chapbook FellowshipsDeadline: December 22nd
Annual Awards judges include:
Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Cate Marvin, Alice Notley, Kevin Prufer,
Patricia Smith, Brian Teare, David Wagoner, and Carolyne Wright
Thomas Sayers Ellis, Nick Flynn, Mary Ruefle, and John Yau
Each year from October to December, the Poetry Society invites
submissions to awards for poets at all stages of their careers,
from a high school student prize, to our Chapbook Fellowships
or four poets who have not yet published a full-length collection,
to our first book contest, and our award for a poet over forty who
has published no more than one book.
- Nancy Simpson
- 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."