Twelfth annual Littoral Press Poetry Prize! First place: 50 letterpress-printed broadsides of the winning poem. Three honorable mentions will receive earlier broadsides. Judge: Jaime Robles. $10 entry fee for the first poem; $5 each additional. Poems may be previously published. Maximum length: 30 lines. Mail poems & check to 622 26th St., Richmond, CA 94804, postmarked by 8/15/19. Include a separate cover sheet with your contact info & titles; do not put your name on the poems. Submitted poems will be recycled, not returned, so no need for a SASE. Broadside examples may be viewed on the Broadsides page under the Portfolios section.
About the judge: Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Jaime Robles is a writer and visual artist. Her latest books of poetry, Anime Animus Anima (2010) and Hoard (2013), were published by Shearsman Books in the UK, and Memory Palace, a chapbook-length poem, was published by Lune Press. She has produced many of her texts as artist books, including Loup d’Oulipo (Woodland Editions, 2002) and Letters from Overseas (Woodland Editions, 2010), and her books are in collections at the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley; the Beinecke Library, Yale University; and the Oulipo Archive in Paris, among others. While living in the UK (2010–14) she created several poetry installations, including Autumn Leaving, Wall of Miracles and The Wittgenstein Vector, the latter two with the poetry collective Exegesis. Her most recent multidisciplinary piece is a short film mixing imagery with three poems written in response to Wittgenstein’s Tractatus. She holds a doctorate in Creative Writing from the University of Exeter, UK.