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Submissions for the A. Poulin Jr. Poetry Prize are now being accepted!

Now through November 30th  BOA Editions is accepting submissions for the A. Poulin Jr. Poetry Prize.  This prize is awarded awarded to honor a poet's first book, while also honoring the late founder of BOA Editions, Ltd.  The winning manuscript will receive a $1,500 honorarium and a book publication by BOA Editions in The A. Poulin, Jr. New Poetry of America Series in March 2013. This year's contest judge is Cornelius Eady.  Eady is author of eight books, producer of several musical theater works, and founder of Cave Canem, a nonprofit organization to serve African American poets.  He has received a number of awards including a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Award, the Prairie Schooner Strousse Award, and fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and National Endowment for the Arts.  Eady currently holds the Miller Chair in Poetry at University of Missouri.  For a full bio, follow the link here. For more information on the contest, guidelines, and eligibility, follow the link here. [caption id="attachment_1407" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Cornelius Eady."]Cornelius Eady.[/caption]
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