the annual, fabulous, super fantastic BOOK SALE
NH room 407!
Cheapppppp!!! Hardbacks $1, paperbacks $.50
There's no better deal than that!
Drop by and buy our books. Fill your brain with knowledge and entertainment!
Wednesday 5/27, 10 - 3
Thursday 5/28, 12-4
Friday 5/29, 10-3
Ceremonies will commence with the Kellogg Lecture by Emily Powell of Powell's Books at 3:30, awards at 4:30, and a reception to follow at the Simon Benson House.
Finalists are listed in alphabetical order, with award winners noted by an asterisk:
THE ACADEMY OF AMERICAN POETS AWARD
THE TOM BATES ESSAY AWARD
TOM BATES AWARD for MEMOIR
TOM BATES AWARD for REPORTING
THE TOM and PHYLLIS BURNAM UNDERGRADUATE FICTION AWARD
THE TOM and PHYLLIS BURNAM UNDERGRADUATE NONFICTION AWARD
THE TOM and PHYLLIS BURNAM GRADUATE FICTION AWARD
THE TOM and PHYLLIS BURNAM UNDERGRADUATE POETRY AWARD
THE TOM and PHYLLIS BURNAM GRADUATE POETRY AWARD
THE FRANK ANDREW CLARKE and HELEN CLARKE MEMORIAL AWARD
THE TOM DOULIS GRADUATE FICTION AWARD
THE MARILYN FOLKESTAD UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
THE MARILYN FOLKESTAD GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
THE PHILLIP FORD GRADUATE AWARD
THE GIVING BACK FELLOWSHIP
THE NINA MAE KELLOGG SOPHOMORE AWARD
THE NINA MAE KELLOGG SENIOR AWARD
THE JOHN REDMAN FRESHMAN WRITING AWARD
THE SHELLEY REECE AWARD for POETRY
Congratulations to all our award finalists and recipients!
The Kellogg Committee
(Paul Collins, Joel Bettridge, & Thomas Fisher)
(Note: I'd like to extend the Fellowship opportunity to fiction and possibly poetry students in the future, if funds can be found.)
If you are able to contribute something, however small, or if you know of someone who might want to contribute, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or, to simply make a contribution, you can send a check to: Michael McGregor, c/o English Dept., Portland State University, Box 751, Portland, OR 97207-0751. The check should be made out to "PSU Foundation" and should have "Giving Back Fellowship" on the subject line.
You can also contribute online through the PSU Foundation. Here's the link: https://www.foundation.pdx.
All donations are tax-deductible and, if the giver resides in Oregon, eligible for the Cultural Trust program, which allows those who give an equal amount to the Cultural Trust to take 100% of this second donation off their state taxes. See the Cultural Trust Web site for details: http://www.culturaltrust.org/
Thank you for any help you can give,
Nonfiction & Fiction Writing
Portland State University
We accept poetry, fiction, memoir, personal essays, articles, one-act plays and visual art.
You must be
A student at Portland State.
Your work must be
15 pages/4,500 words or less.
A visual art submission
May be a photograph, painting, illustration, or other media. Please, no comics.
Attach to email as a .jpg or .bmp file.
A writing submission
Should be double-spaced and in 12-point Times New Roman.
Please use Microsoft Word or another common word processor (Wordpad, Notepad).
Up to five works of writing. We will publish up to three per issue from the same student. There is no limit on the number of art submissions.
Email all submissions to email@example.com.
Please note: neither e-mailed submissions nor submissions processed via the online submission system will be accepted for any of the contests. Entries must be sent by mail.
Twelfth Annual Poetry Contest (Deadline June 1st 2009)
Seventeenth Annual Short-Story Contest (Deadline Oct. 1st 2009)
Twelfth Annual Poetry Contest
Deadline: June 1, 2009
Judge: Rae Armantrout
First Prize: $1,500
The winning poet will receive $1,500 and have his or her work published in the November/December 2009 issue of Boston Review. Submit up to five unpublished poems, no more than 10 pages total. Any poet writing in English is eligible, unless he or she is a current student, former student, or close personal friend of the judge. Manuscripts must be submitted in duplicate, with a cover note listing the author's name, address, and phone number; names should not be on the poems themselves. Simultaneous submissions are not permitted. Submissions will not be returned. A $20 entry fee ($30 for international submissions), payable to Boston Review, must accompany all submissions. Submissions must be postmarked no later than June 1, 2009. All entrants will receive a one-year subscription to Boston Review, beginning with the November/December 2009 issue. The winner will be announced no later than November 1, 2009, on the Boston Review Web site. All poems submitted to the contest will be considered for publication in the Boston Review. Send entries to:
Poetry Contest, Boston Review,
35 Medford St., Suite 302,
Somerville, MA 02143
Read winning poems from past years:
Sarah Arvio (2008)
Elizabeth Willis (2007)
Marc Gaba (2006)
Mike Perrow (2005)
Michael Tod Edgerton [PDF] (2004)
Susan Wheeler (2003)
Max Winter (2002)
D.A. Powell (2001)
Christopher Edgar (2000)
Stephanie Strickland (1999)
Daniel Bosch (1998)
For more poetry in Boston Review, click here.
The Native American Student and Community Center
(corner of SW Broadway & Jackson)
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
The 2009 Kellogg Lecture by Emily Powell of Powell's Books
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
A reception will follow at the Simon Benson House, and all events are free and open to the public.
Writers in the Schools
Writers in the Schools (WITS) is a comprehensive program that cultivates young writers and supports Oregon authors through semester-long writing residencies in the Portland public high schools. WITS employs poets, fiction writers, essayists and playwrights to engage students in reading and writing across the curriculum.
UPCOMING STUDENT READINGS
Franklin High School
Wed., May 6 at 7:30pm
7901 SE Stark Street
Writers: Hunt Holman & Kirsten Rian
Lincoln High School
Thur., May 14 at 4:00pm
1215 SW 16th Ave.
Writers: Turiya Autry &
Marshall Campus Schools
Mon. May 18 at 6:45 PM
805 SE 122 Avenue
Writer: Cindy Williams
Gutierrez & Natalie Serber
Roosevelt Campus Schools
Tue., May 19 at 7:00 PM
Ladybug Organic Coffee Co.
8438 N Lombard Street
Writers: Carmen Bernier-Grand, Emma Oliver &
Jefferson High School
Wed., May 20 at 4:30 PM
Talking Drum Café
446 NE Killingsworth
Writers: Raphael Dagold & Laura Moulton
First Prize: $1000 plus publication
$15 dollar entry fee, payable ONLINE or by mail
40 pages of text max
any format is fine
email entry to
(replace (at) with @)
or mail them to
PO BOX 689
White Marsh, VA 23183