Saturday, December 17, 2011

The Montreal International Poetry Prize

Announcement Day!
Thursday December 15 2011 | Here are the announcements we made today:
3pm EST: Our Longlist e-Anthology is now available for free download here.
5pm EST: The 2011 Montreal Prize Broadside artist is American poet and sculptor Eric Fischl. You can read about his amazing nonprofit art project, America: Now and Here in this New York Times article.
6pm EST: The poem selected for the 2011 Montreal Prize Broadside is “The Grasshoppers’ Silence” by Linda Rogers.
7pm EST: The poem selected for the $50,000 2011 Montreal International Poetry Prize is “Walking Underwater” by Australian poet Mark Tredinnick.
Thanks to everyone who understood our efforts to crowdfund a major literary award, and who supported us by entering their poems, and finally to our editors and prize judge for making the tough final choices.

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