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Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry for Poetry Manuscripts

Deadline: April 15, 2023

Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry is now accepting submissions for poetry manuscripts. The judge is Joan Naviyuk Kane. Prize is $1000 and publication. The…
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George Drew Sophomore Chapbook Contest

Deadline: May 15, 2023

Winner receives $500 + 12 copies. The selected manuscript will be produced with a hardback cover. BCB hopes to choose one poem from each entrant…
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New Book :: The London Revolution 1640-1643

This work refutes the virulent attacks on Marxist social class analysis spearheaded by revisionist historians who would rather write the concept of revolution out of history.
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General Release from the Beginning of the World by Donna Spruijt-Metz

New Book :: General Release from the Beginning of the World

The poet examines shifting relationships with the holy, referred to in the book only as ‘YOU.’
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