2019 James Ligon Price III Memorial Poetry Contest ENDED
Submissions have all been received for the 2019 James Ligon Price III Memorial Prize in Poetry. Contest has now ended.
offered in conjunction with the Academy of American Poets University & College Poetry Prize Program
Judged by GennaRose Nethercott – GennaRose Nethercott’s book The Lumberjack’s Dove (Ecco/HarperCollins) was selected by Louise Glück as a winner of the National Poetry Series for 2017. She is also the lyricist behind the narrative song collection Modern Ballads, and is a Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellow. Her work has appeared widely in journals and anthologies including BOMB, The Massachusetts Review, The Offing, and PANK, and she has been a writer-in-residence at the Shakespeare & Company bookstore, Art Farm Nebraska, and The Vermont Studio Center, among others. A born Vermonter, she tours nationally and internationally composing poems-to-order for strangers on a 1952 Hermes Rocket typewriter.
This reading is supported by the Sandra Nelson Memorial Poetry fund.
First Place: cash award & 1-year membership in the AAP
Second & Third Places: cash award
***Winners announced on Moving-Up Day***
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