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The Poetry Foundation is one of the largest literary foundations in the world. Publisher of Poetry magazine, it is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience.
The Poetry Foundation works to raise poetry to a more visible and influential position in American culture. Rather than celebrating the status quo, the Foundation seeks to be a leader in shaping a receptive climate for poetry by developing new audiences, creating new avenues for delivery, and encouraging new kinds of poetry. In the long term, the Foundation aspires to alter the perception that poetry is a marginal art, and to make it directly relevant to the American public.
Prize: $1,000 for first place
Deadline: 15th September 2010
Fee: $10 for one entry
Submit up to three poems for one entry, by post or by email. Send two copies of your poem written in the "spirit of Robert Frost" (whatever you feel that may be). One copy should have your name, address, email and phone #. The other copy should not have this information on it.
Prior published work may be submitted; for all work submitted to the Robert Frost Foundation, you retain copyright and the Robert Frost Foundation will request your permission if we choose to publish your work on our web site or in other foundation publications.
The Robert Frost Foundation
51 Lawrence Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
Lawrence Public Library -- 3rd Floor, US
for Mark Schorr at [email protected]
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