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Announcing the eleventh annual Littoral Press Poetry Prize

First place: 50 letterpress-printed broadsides of the winning poem. Three honorable mentions: earlier Littoral Press broadsides.

$10 entry fee for one poem, $5 for each additional (poems may be previously published). Maximum length: 30 lines, including spaces. Mail check & poems to 622 26th Street, Richmond, CA 94804, postmarked by 8/15/18. Include a separate cover sheet with your contact info & title(s); do not put your name on the poems. No information regarding your previous publications is needed. Poems will be recycled rather than returned. Final judge: Heather Altfeld. Results will be announced at littoralpress.com by 9/30/18, and the winning entries will be posted here.

Heather Altfeld is a poet and essayist. Her first book of poetry, The Disappearing Theatre, won the Poets at Work Prize, selected by Stephen Dunn. She is the recipient of the 2017 Robert H. Winner Award with the Poetry Society of America and the 2015 Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry. Her poems and essays appear in Narrative Magazine, Pleiades, The Los Angeles Review, and other literary journals. She currently teaches courses in Beauty, Justice, and Evil in the Honors Program at California State University, Chico.