This Year’s Judge:
Susanna Lang, Poet, Travel Notes from the River Styx
This is a great opportunity—exclusively for poets! Submit your entry before the deadline!
The winner of the WaterSedge Poetry Contest will receive:
$500 cash prize
Publication of the poetry chapbook in both print and e-book formats
Amazon distribution for Kindle and print
25 free print copies
Deadline: October 31, 2018
Entry Fee: $20
Page Count Limit: 24-48 pages
Watch the video for more details!
We’re thrilled and honored to have Susanna Lang as this year’s judge!
Susanna Lang has taught literacy and literature and led numerous adult poetry workshops. She has published original poems and translations in such journals as Poetry East, Little Star, Prairie Schooner, december, The Baltimore Review, Prime Number Magazine, Jubilat, Comstock Review, Verse Daily, and American Life in Poetry. She has won numerous awards, including a 1999 Illinois Arts Council Award, the Inkwell Poetry Competition in 2009, the Prime Number Poetry Prize in 2015, and multiple nominations for the Pushcart Prize. She was a 2010 and 2015 Hambidge Fellow and received a 2011 Emerging Writer Fellowship from The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, MD.
Susanna Lang’s newest collection of poems, Travel Notes from the River Styx, was released in summer 2017 from Terrapin Books. Her translations of poetry by Yves Bonnefoy include Words in Stone and The Origin of Language.