Dogfish Head Poetry Prize

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Date(s) - 05/26//2014 - 09/01//2014
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The Twelfth Annual Dogfish Head Poetry Prize for the winning book-length manuscript by a poet residing in the Mid-Atlantic states (DE, MD, VA, PA, NJ, NY, WV, NC or DC) consists of $500, two cases of Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Beer, manuscript publication by Broadkill River Press, and 10 copies of the book (in lieu of royalties).  Poets must be 21 years or older. Send two title pages with each submission: one with the title of the manuscript, author’s name, address, phone numbers and e-mail address; the second with just the manuscript title.  Include acknowledgments page.  The manuscript must be book-length (between 48 and 78 pages of original work – no translations) and no more than roughly thirty lines to a page, including the poem’s title and two line-spaces between the title and the body of the poem. A poem may be more than one page. The award will be presented to the winner on Saturday evening, December 13, 2014 at the Dogfish Head Brewery in Milton, DE. The winner must agree to attend this event and to read from their winning book at a reception honoring the winner. The winner agrees to travel to Delaware at the winner’s expense for awarding of the prize. Dogfish Head will provide the winner one night’s lodging in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Manuscripts must be submitted electronically in one MS Word document attachment. Send to Prize coordinator Linda Blaskey at