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Tupelo Press the Dorset Prize

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Tupelo Press
Welcomes Your Submissions
for the 2010 Dorset Prize

The annual Dorset Prize is an open competition for a poetry manuscript, with a $3,000 prize. Prior winners include Ilya Kaminsky, G.C. Waldrep, Amaud Jamaul Johnson, Davis McCombs, Sandra Meek, Rachel Contreni Flynn, Joshua Corey, and most recently Rusty Morrison.

Submissions are accepted from anyone writing in the English language, whether living in the United States or abroad. Translations are not eligible for this prize.

All entries must be postmarked, or sent via the online submissions manager, between September 1 and December 31, 2010. The final judge for this year's contest is Lynn Emanuel.

Read the Guidelines for the Dorset Prize
now at our website: Tupelo Press
or click here.
Deadline for all Entries is
December 31, 2010


Amy Stockwell Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and three sons. An MFA graduate in Creative Writing from Queens University, she writes about art and artist profiles for Charleston Magazine, The City Paper, Charleston Art Mag, and Art Papers. Amy also writes about living with chronic illness, and is finishing a book about women with diabetes for Demos Health. When she needs to get out of her own head, she teaches college students how to write the 5 paragraph essay. You can read more of her writing at her website.


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