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Competition for Women Poets: A Room of Her Own Foundation

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A Room of Her Own's To the Lighthouse Poetry Publication Prize will be awarded for the best, unpublished poetry collection by a woman.

Submit 48 to 96 pages of poetry postmarked by August 31, 2011.
The $20 reading/entry fee is payable by check or money order to A Room of Her Own - please indicate "To the Lighthouse PPP" in the memo line.
Include a self-addressed stamped postcard (SASP) with your package for notification of receipt.
Your name and address should appear on the cover sheet only, along with the manuscript title, and your address and telephone number.

The award amount is $1000 and publication of your poetry collection by Red Hen Press. The winner will be contacted by phone or email prior to the web announcement date.

Send manuscript, SASP, cover sheet, and check (postmarked by 8/31/2011) to:

A Room Of Her Own
Attn: To the Lighthouse PPP
PO Box 778
Placitas, NM 87043

For more information, visit the A Room of Her Own website.


Jessica DeVoe Riley, MS, is a special educator in rural California. Her writing has won the South West Writers competition and is published in Thema and Marginalia. She currently writes for the Council for Exceptional Children’s Reality 101 blog for new teachers. You can reach her through her personal blog, All Rileyed Up, or follow her on Twitter.


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