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In 2017, Nicole Sealey decided to read one poetry collection a day during the month of August. She had just been appointed as the Executive Director at Cave Canem Foundation (an organization that supports and promotes Black poets and poetry) and had also recently released her debut collection, Ordinary Beast, SheMore

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Amazon’s share of the book market is forecast to keep on growing. But Amazon is already so big, you say. How is this possible? First, it helps to understand just how big Amazon is. When we talk about Amazon’s size in relation to its share of the book market it’sMore

The SmokeLong Comedy Prize 2021

Deadline: November 15, 2021 SmokeLong is an online literary magazine dedicated to flash narrative. It publishes narratives that are 1,000 words or fewer. The term “smoke-long” comes from a tongue-in-cheek Chinese anecdote that reading a piece of flash writing takes about the same length of time as smoking a cigarette.More

Jack Grapes

Deadline: August 31st, 2021, Midnight, Pacific Time. The Prize Cultural Daily’s 9th Annual “Jack Grapes Poetry Prize” is open for submissions. This contest is free to enter. 3 winners will receive $500 each, plus publication. 9 finalists will receive $100 each, plus publication. Winners and finalists will be announced inMore

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