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The Aha! Moment: Carl Phillips, Judge for the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize

by Michael Bourne

Special Section

May/June 2014

<p>The current judge for America’s oldest and most prestigious first-book prize for poets discusses his encounter with the poems from <i>Blue</i> <i>Yodel</i>, Ansel Elkins’s 2014 prize-winning collection, which will be published next year by Yale University Press.&nbsp;</p>

96 Free Contests: Big Prizes, Zero Cost

by Staff

Special Section

May/June 2014

<p>More than 475 awards worth over $4,544,505 are available with no entry fees to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers this year.</p>

Opportunities Overseas: Considering Contests in Other Countries

by Maya C. Popa

Special Section

May/June 2014

<p>A poet seeks out the plentiful—and often profitable—foreign prizes open to American writers.</p>

Winners on Winning (and Losing)

by Staff

Special Section

May/June 2014

<p>Six winners of recent writing contests in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction share the ways that winning has changed their lives and work, and how previous losses have paved the way to success.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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News and Trends

January/February 2014

An in-depth look at the numbers behind the grants and awards given to writers in 2013.

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Daily News

Deep Thoughts humorist pens novel about Hawaii; the art of reading poetry backwards; Roger Ebert lives on in London; the pitfalls of marrying a writer; and other news.

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Special Section

May/June 2013

Here are seven strategies for a more efficient (and hopefully more effective) process of submitting your work to contests.

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News and Trends

January/February 2013

The 844 poets, writers, and translators listed in the Grants & Awards section of the magazine in 2012 won a total of $9,595,066. In this feature we take a closer look at the winners.

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Special Section

May/June 2012

Organizers of writing contests are, perhaps not suprisingly, wary of publicizing details of their budgets, but the organizers of three contest programs offered to share the numbers behind their 2011 contests as part of contributing editor Michael Bourne's “The Economics of Competition,” which serves as the centerpiece of the current issue’s special section on the risks and rewards of writing contests.

Writing Contest Advice

Watch Stephanie G'Schwind, Camille Rankine, Michael Collier, and Beth Harrison offer their advice for poets and writers interested in submitting their work to writing contests. G'Schwind, director of the Center for Literary Publishing; Collier, director of the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference; Rankine, communications coordinator at Cave Canem Foundation; and Harrison, associate director of the Academy of American Poets, talked with editor Kevin Larimer as part of a roundtable interview published in the May/June 2011 issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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