Submissions for the 2015 Pat Nielsen Poetry Prize will be accepted through February 12, 2015.
The Chester River Association will host the 6th Annual Pat Nielsen Poetry Prize presentation at 6 p.m. on March 4 at the Bookplate, 112 S. Cross Street
First prize will be $100 and a printed broadside of the winning poem in hand-set letterpress limited edition.
Poems must be unpublished and not previously submitted to the contest. Length should not exceed one page. Subject matter should reflect some aspect of the Chester River or a river and its environs. Submit up to 3 poems in typed manuscript or electronic form. Include name, address, e-mail address, and phone number on separate page. E-mail submissions should be attached in a Word file or pasted into the body of the message. Do not include identifying information on poems themselves.
Send To: Chester River Association, Attn: Nielsen Poetry Prize, 400 S. Cross St. #2, Chestertown, MD 21620. Or email@example.com.
Sponsors: The Chester River Association and the Kent County Arts Council
Poetry Night Coordinator: Meredith Davies Hadaway, author of Fishing Secrets of the Dead, The River is a Reason, and At the Narrows.