Crab Creek Review 2013 Poetry Contest Judge: Natasha
Submission Dates: Feb. 15 - May 15
*Submit up to 3
previously unpublished poems. Entry fee: $10,
payable (PayPal button below) to
Crab Creek Review.
*Send your cover letter in the body of the email (not
in an attachment).
It should include your contact information:
a brief bio, and the names of the poems you are submitting.
*Send your poems
in an MS Word Doc attached to your email. Please send your work
in New Times Roman and 12 pt. font. Title your attachment with
your full name and “Poetry Contest”.
Please send your 3 poems in one document, not three separate documents.Name and contact
info should not appear on poems.
submissions to (after PayPal payment):
submissions acceptable when noted in cover letter, as long as we
are notified immediately if the work is accepted elsewhere.
*Deadline for all
submissions: May 15, 2013.
*The winning poet
will receive $200 and publication in
Crab Creek Review.
*All entries will
be considered for publication.
will be determined by our guest judge, Natasha Saje.
$10 Contest Submission
(We ask that friends, associates, and students of the judge
not submit to this contest.)
Sajé’s first book of poems, Red Under the Skin
(Pittsburgh, 1994), was chosen from over
900 manuscripts to win
the Agnes Lynch Starrett prize, and was later awarded the Towson
State Prize in Literature. Her
second collection of poems,
Bend, was published by
Tupelo Press in 2004 and awarded the Utah Book Award in Poetry.
Her third book of poems,
Vivarium, is forthcoming from Tupelo Press. She has recently
completed a critical book about poetry,
Windows and Doors: A Poet
Reads Literary Theory.
was born in Munich, Germany, in 1955 and grew up in New York
City and Northern New Jersey. She earned a B.A. from the
University of Virginia, an M.A. from Johns Hopkins, and a Ph.D.
from the University of Maryland at College Park, for a study
titled, "'Artful Artlessness': Reading the Coquette in the
Her honors include the Bannister Writer-in-Residence at Sweet
Briar College, the Robert Winner and the Alice Fay di Castagnola
Awards from the Poetry Society of America, the 2002 Campbell
Corner Poetry Prize, a Fulbright Scholarship to Slovenia, a
Camargo Fellowship in France, and grants from the states of
Maryland and Utah. Sajé was a Maryland poet-in-the-schools
poems, reviews, and essays appear in many journals, including
The Henry James Review; Kenyon Review; New Republic;
Paris Review; Parnassus; Chelsea; Gettysburg Review;
Legacy: Journal of
American Women Writers;
Ploughshares; Pool; and The Writer’s Chronicle.
Sajé has been teaching in the low residency Vermont College MFA
in Writing Program since 1996, and is a professor of English at
Westminster College in Salt Lake City, where she administers the
Weeks Poetry Series.