Day: July 27, 2016

Scene Wednesday: Literature Opportunities

July 27 / 16 Morning all! Just one post today….short and to the point. Have a few things going on in the literary department. Just some literary opportunities to share with you….. WHEELBARROW BOOKS POETRY PRIZE Sponsored by RCAH Center for Poetry at MSU: Open to authors of a published full-length poetry collection. $1,000 award and book publication, with distribution by MSU Press. Original, unpublished poetry manuscripts in English, minimum 64 pages. $25 reading fee. Postmark deadline: October 1, 2016. Complete guidelines: poetry.rcah.msu.edu.   CALVINO PRIZE 12TH ANNUAL CALVINO PRIZE Sponsored by the University of Louisville. For a short story or novel in the fabulist, experimental vein of Italo Calvino. Final Judge for 2016: Jonathan Lethem, award-winning acclaimed novelist. 1st prize, $1,500 plus publication in the Salt Hill Journal. 2nd Prize, $300. 1st place winner invited, expenses paid, to read winning entry at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture held in February at the University of Louisville. Fee: $25. Deadline: October 15, 2016. Details: louisville.edu/english.   BRICK ROAD POETRY BOOK CONTEST Currently there are …