Saturday, April 11, 2009

2 Is The Perfect Number of Eggs Press

It's rainy out but I'm going to get up and go see Mark Bibbins read at the Brooklyn Museum.
First step, huevos rancheros.
Second step, screwdriver.
Third step, raincoat.


Hey Ladies:

2009 Amy Award
Poets & Writers is now accepting submissions for the 2009 Amy Award
contest, which is open to women poets age 30 and under living in the New York
City metropolitan area or on Long Island. Winners receive an honorarium
and a reading in New York City.

To apply, please send 3 lyric poems (50 lines or less), a short bio, and
a SASE by June 1, 2009 to: Amy Awards, Poets & Writers, 90 Broad St., Suite
2100, New York, NY 10004

Ladies and Gents:

2009 Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry & Spokane Prize for Short Fiction
$2,000 Prize and Publication

Submissions are accepted between March 1 and May 15, 2009. Poetry manuscripts must be at least 48 pages, and those for short fiction at least 98 pages. Please include a $25 reading fee (payable to Eastern Washington University Press), an entry form (available at, and a SASE for notification of results.

2008 Spokane Prize
Caitlin Horrocks, This is Not Your City
Final judge Rick Bass

2008 Blue Lynx Prize
Jorn Ake, Boys Whistling like Canaries
Final judge David Wojahn

Past judges include Beckian Fritz Goldberg, John Keeble, William Kittredge, Yusef Komunyakaa, Dorianne Laux, Alberto RĂ­os, Jess Walter, Dara Wier, and Robert Wrigley

Complete contest guidelines are available at For questions regarding the 2009 Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry & 2009 Spokane Prize for Short Fiction, please contact EWU Press editorial assistant John Stawarz at

Eastern Washington University Press
534 E. Spokane Falls Blvd, Suite 203
Spokane, WA 99202
Phone: (509) 368-6574
(800) 508-9095

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