Poets are invited to send 1 - 3 previously unpublished poems (no more than 1 poem per page, and no more than 6 pages, collectively). See complete guidelines here.
Prize: $500 and publication in Memorious
Deadline: October 15, 2014
Writer’s Block Festival is sponsored by Louisville Literary Arts as part of its mission is to engage readers and writers in order to enrich the literary arts. Writer’s Block takes place in Louisville, KY, and is an annual celebration of literature and writing. The Festival is free and open to the public (craft workshops are available for a small fee). This events occur on November 14-15, 2014, and will feature Nick Flynn, David Baker, Ada Limón, Jacinda Townsend, and many others.
Memorious has published such engaging and powerful poets as Jericho Brown, Jake Adam York, Sidney Wade, Jean Valentine, Major Jackson, Bob Hicok, Kara Candito, Timothy Donnelly, Dana Levin, and G.C. Waldrep. Founded in 2004, Memorious biannually publishes new verse and fiction online, and work from it has been selected for publication in Best American Poetry, Best New Poets, Best of the Web, and Best of the Net.