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Desert Pavilion Chapbook Series

Desert Pavilion Chapbook Series in Poetry


Desert Pavilion is a collaboration between the UNR MFA in Creative Writing and Black Rock Press. We produce one poetry chapbook annually. Our books are of the highest quality, featuring letterpressed covers and handbinding.


Past Recipients:

2020, If Only the Sharks Would Bite, Jorrell Watkins


Desert Pavilion Series in Poetry Chapbook Contest

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Desert Pavilion Chapbook Series in Poetry

Desert Pavilion is a collaboration between the UNR MFA in Creative Writing and Black Rock Press. We produce one poetry chapbook annually. Our books are of the highest quality, featuring letterpressed covers and handbinding.


Guidelines

Desert Pavilion Chapbook Series in Poetry

Submission Period: October 31st– November 31st, 2020

The MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Nevada, Reno, in collaboration with Black Rock Press, invites submissions to the second annual Desert Pavilion Chapbook Series in Poetry. Our 2021 Judge is Nicholas Gulig.

We are looking for work which is adventurous and engaged. If you think you’re writing poetry, then we probably agree. Individual lyrics, prose poems, lyrical sentences, books in sequence, long poems: yes.

Desert Pavilion Chapbook Series information and guidelines: Please submit an unpublished manuscript between 15 and 25 pages in length. Individual poems may have been previously published, but the work as a whole must be unpublished.


Open to poets who have not previously published a chapbook or full-length collection.

Chapbooks will be printed in a limited edition of 100.

Do not include any identifying information in your manuscript, including, name, identifying details, or publication acknowledgements.

Our readers and judge will read manuscripts blind.


About the judge:

Nicholas Gulig is a Thai-American poet from Wisconsin. The author of North of Order, Book of Lake, and Orient, he currently lives in Fort Atkinson, WI and teaches at the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater.


Desert Pavilion Catalog

2020, If Only the Sharks Would Bite, Jorrell Watkins


For question or more information, please contact:

Jared Stanley

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AB Gorham

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