Thursday, February 18, 2010

Submit! Tebot Bach First Book Award Contest

The folks who sponsor the long-running monthly poetry reading series at Golden West College announce a book contest:

Tebot Bach announces

The Patricia Bibby First Book Award 2010

$1,000 and Book Publication

Patricia Bibby was a beginning poet whose poems expressed her love of life while living with cancer. Her kindness, humor, and optimism inspired the love of many new friends in the poetry community. She died in 2004, at 43, without having been published. In naming the First Book Award after Patricia Bibby, Tebot Bach honors the aspirations and spirit of all beginning poets. Gail Wronsky serves as judge for this competition that looks for a fresh, new voice in poetry.

Postmark deadline: April 15.

Winner announced in September 2010.

Publication in April 2011.

Send manuscript and reading fee of $15 to Tebot Bach, Clockwise, Box 7887, Huntington Beach, CA 92615-7887.

For full guidelines, click here.

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