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Sunday, August 12, 2007

The Philip Levine Prize in Poetry

The Philip Levine Prize in Poetry is open to all poets except current
or former students or faculty of California State University, Fresno.

$1500 prize and publication by Anhinga Press

Postmark Deadline: 9/30/07

Final Judge: C.G. Hanzlicek

The contest is named for poet Philip Levine who was the final judge in
2001, 2002, 2005. Philip Levine taught at California State
University, Fresno for many years and is one of the most highly
honored American poets. He has published 16 books of poems, several
volumes of translations and two collections of essays. His list of
honors includes two National Book Awards, two National Book Critics
Circle Awards, the American Book Award, the Ruth Lily Poetry Prize for
Distinguished Poetic Achievement, and the Pulitzer Prize for poetry.
Previous Winners: Lynn Chandhok, Roxane Beth Johnson, Steve Gehrke, Fleda Brown

2007 Guidelines

Manuscript should be original poetry, not previously published in book
form, 48-80 pages. Include two manuscript title pages: one with name
and contact information and one with the name of the manuscript ONLY.
Manuscripts will be screened and judged anonymously. The entry fee is
$25. Checks should be made out to "CSU Fresno Levine Prize." Please
bind your manuscript with a binder clip only and mail by 9/30/07
(postmark deadline) to:

Philip Levine Prize in Poetry
CSUF English Department
5425 N. Backer Ave. MS PB98
Fresno, CA 93740-8001

E-mail mfafresno@cvip. net or connieh@csufresno. edu for more information.
Also :

Steven Church
Assistant Professor of English
California State University, Fresno


The Courage to Love, by Eugene Ruggles

The Courage to Love
Ruggles, Eugene.
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