Just wanted to alert you to an upcoming competition. By “upcoming” I mean it’s right around the corner! I apologize for springing this on you at the last minute, but I can only tell you about it when I find out about it myself.
The Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady Chapbook Prize is dedicated to the discovery of exceptional chapbook-length manuscripts by black poets.
ENTRY FEE: $12
DEADLINE: September 30
FIRST PRIZE: $500 PLUS publication by Jai-Alai Books in 2016; 10 copies of the chapbook, a residency from April 10-15, 2016 at The Writer’s Room at The Betsy-South Beach, and a feature reading on April 14, 2016 at the O, Miami Poetry Festival.
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