Cloudbank Books Offers Two Prizes

Cloudbank offers two poetry/flash fiction prizes.

The Vern Rutsala Book Prize / Due date October 31, 2018

• The winner of the Vern Rutsala Book Prize wins an immediate cash prize of $1000 and publication of his or her book with a full color cover.
Cloudbank poetry editors seek a wide range of styles, approaches, forms, and aesthetics (for example: lyric, prose poems, experimental, flash fiction, etc).
• Electronic and postal submissions are accepted from around the world with no citizenship limitations. Click here to access our online submission manager. Our mailing address is: Cloudbank Books, P.O. Box 610, Corvallis, OR 97339.
• The judge this year is Christopher Buckley.
• All writers who enter the contest will receive a free back issue of Cloudbank magazine or a copy of Towline, winner of the Vern Rutsala Poetry Prize 2016. Indicate your selection in your cover letter. Due date: October 31, 2018. Reading fee is $25.

The Cloudbank Prize / Due date February 28, 2019

  • Cloudbank is now accepting submissions for Cloudbank 13. A prize of $200 will be awarded for one poem or flash fiction. / Electronic and postal submissions are accepted from around the world with no citizenship limitations. Click here to access our online submission manager. Our mailing address is: Cloudbank Books, P.O. Box 610, Corvallis, OR 97339. / If submitting by mail, the check should be made out to Cloudbank. All writers who enter the contest will receive a two-issue subscription to Cloudbank magazine. (Your subscription will start with the current issue of Cloudbank, unless you request the next issue.) / Submissions without payment will also be considered for publication but will not be eligible for the prize. We read submissions year-round. / Please do not send more than five poems or flash fiction pieces (500 words or less) for either the contest or regular submissions. A $15 fee covers up to five poems/flash fiction entries. / For contest submissions sent by mail, the writer’s name, address, email address, and the titles of the poems being submitted should be typed on a cover sheet only, not on the pages of poems or flash fiction. / We accept electronic submissions through our submissions manager. Click here to submit. / The submitted work may not have been published elsewhere, including online journals. / We accept simultaneous submissions. Please let us know if your work has been accepted elsewhere. / Postal submissions will not be returned. You can include a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE) for notification of the status of the submission. / For those who do not enter the contest, one-year (two-issue) subscriptions to Cloudbank magazine are $15. Individual copies are $8. / Two contributors’ copies will be sent to writers whose work appears in the magazine. If you already have a subscription and want to enter the contest, your subscription will be renewed for two more issues.

http://cloudbankbooks.com/contest-rules/

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McKenzie and Schneberg at Mother Foucault’s

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Carter McKenzie will be sharing work from her new collection of poetry Stem of Us, released by Flowstone Press in May of this year.

Recipient of the Oregon Book Award, Willa Schneberg will be reading poems from her new book Rending the Garment from Box Turtle Press.

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