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Friday, November 26, 2021

Lilac & Sawdust Excerpt & Book Launch Info

Two weeks from today, Meadowlark poet Kenneth Pobo will be launching Lilac and Sawdust, the 2021 Birdy Poetry Prize Finalist collection. You are invited to join us for the free virtual event to listen to the author read and to participate in a Q&A session after the reading! 

You will need to register in advance at tinyurl.com/LilacandSawdust, in order to receive an email with the Meeting ID and password. We look forward to seeing you there!

~Below, you will find a few poems from the collection~

There's still time to submit to the 2022 Birdy Poetry Prize Contest! 

Accepting Entries: September 1 - December 1, 2021

Entry Fee: $25

Prize: $1,000 cash, publication by Meadowlark Books, including 50 copies of the completed book 

All entries will be considered for standard Meadowlark Books publishing contract offers, as well.  

Full-length poetry manuscripts (55 page minimum, 90+ pages preferred) will be considered. Poems may be previously published in journals and/or anthologies, but not in full-length, single-author volumes. Poets are eligible to enter, regardless of publishing history. 

Eligibility: (updated 8/9/2021)
Previous winners are NOT eligible to enter.
Previous Finalists ARE eligible to enter.

Manuscript Preparation

The author’s name should not appear anywhere on the document. 
    Manuscript should include:  
    • title of collection
    • any section or division headings, if desired
    • all poems to be included in the collection

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