Friday, September 16, 2005

booking it

O my bloggerissimo, heard tale of and thought you'd wanna know about Nightboat Books.

Check out the editors and board, quite a crew accrued. This from the website:
Submit your manuscript to the 2005 NIGHTBOAT BOOKS POETRY PRIZE!

2004 Nightboat Poetry Prize Winner: The Truant Lover,
by Juliet Patterson

Judged by 2004 National Book Award Winner, Jean Valentine

Nightboat Books invites submissions to our annual poetry book contest. The winning poet receives $1,000 honorarium, plus 10 copies of the published book. The book will be announced in national publication(s), and sold online and in East and West coast bookstores.

JUDGE: Donald Revell

Donald Revell is the author of From the Abandoned Cities, The Gaza of Winter, New Dark Ages, Erasures, Beautiful Shirt, There Are Three, Arcady, and Pennyweight Windows: New & Selected Poems, as well as a translation of Guillaume Apollinaire's Alcools. His honors include the PEN Center USA West Award, the Shestack Prize, a Pushcart Prize, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as from the Ingram Merril and Guggenheim Foundations.

DEADLINE: Postmark date between September 1, 2005 and November 30, 2005.


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