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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

2011 Cave Canem Poetry Prize

Award: Winner receives $1,000, publication by the University of Pittsburgh Press in fall 2012, 15 copies of the book and a feature reading.

Final Judge: Patricia Smith.

Eligibility: African American writers who have not had a full-length book ofpoetry published by a professional press. Authors of chapbooks and self-published books with a maximum print run of 500 may apply.

Deadline: Reading period opens March 15, 2011. Manuscripts must be postmarked no
later than April 30, 2011. Manuscripts received after May 9, 2011, 5 pm, will not be
considered, regardless of postmark date.

Complete guidelines HERE.

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