Poet Jim Reese is one of my favorites, and he is also editor-in-chief of the literary journal PADDLEFISH. If you’ve got some top-notch poetry, consider sending it in according to the following rules:
2014 William Kloefkorn Prize for Excellence in Poetry
The 2014 William Kloefkorn Award for Excellence in Poetry
One winner receives $500 and publication in PADDLEFISH. Submission fee
$14 (for two poems). All poets submitting to the contest receive a copy
of the forthcoming journal. All submissions will also be considered for
the forthcoming issue ofPADDLEFISH. The contest is judged by PADDLEFISH editor-in-chief Jim Reese and associate editor Dana DeWitt. All contest entrants can submit up to two poems for consideration each year. Each poem should not exceed two pages single-spaced. NO previously published work. NO simultaneous submissions.
Send a $14 check payable to Mount Marty College. In the subject line
write Kloefkorn Award. On the submission envelope please write
Kloefkorn Award. Please include SASE for the winning announcement.
Submission period Nov. 1, 2013 - Feb. 28, 2014. The winner will be
announced no later than April 30, 2014.
*Don’t forget to include your email, phone number and mailing address
on the REVERSE side of each poetry submission
Send entries to:
Jim Reese, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English, Mount Marty College
1105 West Eight St.
Yankton, SD 57078