NAUGATUCK RIVER REVIEW FIRST ANNUAL NARRATIVE POETRY CONTEST--deadline Sept 1
NAUGATUCK RIVER REVIEW FIRST ANNUAL NARRATIVE POETRY CONTEST!
Contest Submission Period: July 1st through September 1st
Judge for 2009 Contest: Lesléa Newman
Lesléa Newman is the author of over 50 books including Heather Has Two Mommies,
A Letter To Harvey Milk, Writing From The Heart, In Every Laugh a Tear, The
Femme Mystique, Still Life with Buddy, Fat Chance and Out of the Closet and
Nothing to Wear. She has received many literary awards including Poetry
Fellowships from the Massachusetts Artists Fellowship Foundation and the
National Endowment for the Arts, the Highlights for Children Fiction Writing
Award, the James Baldwin Award for Cultural Achievement, and two Pushcart Prize
Nominations. Nine of her books have been Lambda Literary Award finalists. She is
Poet Laureate of Northampton, MA.
First prize is $1000 and publication in Naugatuck River Review
Second prize $250 and publication
Third prize of $100 and publication
Winners will be published in the Winter 2010 Issue of Naugatuck River Review.
All entrants will receive one issue of Naugatuck River Review.
All poems will be considered for publication in the Winter 2010 Contest issue
Contest deadline is September 1st, 2009.
Electronic submissions ONLY will be accepted through our Submission Manager.
Contest submission fee of $20 includes an issue of the journal.
Links to Submission Manager and Paypal will be up July 1st.
Electronic submissions ONLY of 3 poems per poet of no more than 50 lines each.
Payment of $
20 on Paypal or send a check to
Naugatuck River Review Contest
P.O. Box 368
Westfield, MA 01085