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Jorie Graham’s modernist poetry; Amazon Publishing launches poetry contest; James Franco narrates Vonnegut audiobook; and other news.

The Judges

by Staff

Special Section

May/June 2015

<p>Nine frequent contest judges—who also happen to be some of the most productive writers and editors working today—offer advice and insight about what they look for in entries, how they winnow the piles, and what it takes to win.</p>

Winners on Winning (and Losing)

by Staff

Special Section

May/June 2015

<p>A breakdown of the numbers behind our Grants &amp; Awards section, including the total amount of prize money given each year, the cost of entry, and how writing contests have changed over the past ten years.</p>

The Aha! Moment: 2014 Gulf Coast Nonfiction judge John D'Agata

by Michael Bourne

Special Section

May/June 2015

<p>What first struck John D’Agata as a flaw in Noam Dorr’s essay, “Love Drones,” turns out to be a strength that sets it apart, a big factor in D’Agata’s decision to select the piece as winner of the 2014 Gulf Coast Nonfiction prize.</p> <p><b>&nbsp;</b></p>



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