Writing Contests, Grants & Awards – University of Mississippi Summer Poet-in-Residence Award

DEADLINE IS JANUARY 15, 2017!

NO FEE TO SUBMIT! (COST FOR POSTAGE AND SASE)


University of Mississippi
Summer Poet-in-Residence Award
Deadline: January 15, 2017
Website: http://www.mfaenglish.olemiss.edu/spir-summer-poet-in-residence

A one-month residency, which includes a $3,000 honorarium, to live and work in Oxford, Mississippi, near the University of Mississippi campus, is given annually to a poet who is working on a manuscript. The award also includes publication of a limited edition broadside, 10 author copies, and reimbursement of travel expenses. Poets who have had at least one book accepted for publication but no more than two books published are eligible. The poet in residence participates in a reading and visits one to two classes per week at the university. Submit 10 pages of poetry, a résumé, a personal statement, and contact information for three references by January 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

University of Mississippi
Summer Poet-in-Residence Award
English Department
Bondurant Hall C135
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677.

Beth Ann Fennelly, Program Director

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