Cleveland State University Poetry Center

Poetry Center

The CSU Poetry Center 2014 First Book Prize and Open Book Prize are open for submissions from November 1, 2013 until March 15, 2014:

2014 First Book Prize, Guest Judge: Ilya Kaminsky
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2014 Open Book Prize, Guest Judge: Erin Belieu
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Cleveland State University Poetry Center was originally established in 1962 at the former Fenn College of Engineering to promote poetry through readings and community outreach. In 1971, it expanded its mission to become a national non-profit independent poetry press under the auspices of the Cleveland State University Department of English, and has since published over one-hundred-fifty titles.  Read more.

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