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Packingtown Review Prize for Critical Response
Please submit a critical response between 1500 and 2500 words discussing Paul Hoover’s “The Windows (Speech-lit Islands)” in light of the poet’s aesthetic and in the context of contemporary poetry.
The winning critical response will be featured in the first issue (November 2008) of Packingtown Review alongside the poem, as well as on the Packingtown Review web site. The winning author will receive two copies of the journal. Two runners-up will be posted on the Packingtown Review web site.
The jury will consist of the current editorial staff of Packingtown Review.
The deadline for the submissions is March 31, 2008 (postmarked). Winners will be announced on the Packingtown Review web site on May 31, 2008.
The contest is open to the public and there is no fee.
Please mail your submission to our journal address or e-mail it to: email@example.com.