Contests for Already Published (Poetry) Books – Updated April 2021

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If anyone knows of additional contests for already published books (or galleys), please post a comment and I will add to the list.

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Recent updates in April 2021: Updated listings for Foreword Reviews INDIES, Eric Hoffer, Levis Reading Prize, Devil’s Kitchen, Library of Virginia, Milton Kessler, and IPPY contests.

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BOOK AWARDS FOR POETRY BOOKS

Note: advice of most of these contests is to submit book as soon as possible during submission period.

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Websites vs. Online Portfolios for Clips

I wrote the featured article for the 29 November 2019 issue of Funds for Writers, published weekly by Hope Clark, in which I talk about the various options that exist for freelance writers and journalists who want to have an online portfolio of past projects to show to editors. Below is a short excerpt.

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Käthe Kollwitz and Berlin: Exhibit at Galerie Parterre Berlin

July 8th marked the 150th birthday of Käthe Kollwitz, the beloved German artist who many know as the sculptor of Mother with Her Dead Son, which can be seen inside Neue Wache in Berlin (though not at the moment as the memorial is under renovation).

GalerieParterre1Galerie Parterre Berlin is hosting an exhibition of Kollwitz’s work – Käthe Kollwitz und Berlin – through September 24, 2017. The gallery is situated on Danziger Strasse, on the former site of the gasworks of Prenzlauer Berg and is a fascinating space in and of itself.

Prenzlauer Berg is a fitting location for this exhibit, as Kollwitz lived in the neighborhood from 1891 through 1943, on the street that is now known as Kollwitz Strasse. The park on the street also bears her name and features a large sculpture of the artist. Continue reading “Käthe Kollwitz and Berlin: Exhibit at Galerie Parterre Berlin”