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    Stacy Doris Memorial Poetry Award

    Applications involve Stacy Doris Memorial Poetry Award.

    Stacy Doris was a poet, translator, and an professor in San Francisco State University’s Department of Creative Writing, where she taught for ten years. Her poetry is widely recognized; Fledge: A Phenomenology of Spirit, published shortly after her death, is out there from Nightboat Books. Poet Maxine Chernoff has mentioned it as “a miracle of attentiveness.” She was also highly regarded for her writing in French and her contribution to interactions among contemporary French and American poetry and poets.

    Details of Stacy Doris Memorial Poetry Award

    • Open to: All Nationalities
    • Deadline: 1st January 2021

    Doris created new worlds together with her unexpected poetics. Following upon her spirit of creative invention, engaging wit and ingenious playfulness, discovery in construction, and radical appropriations supported classical forms, pastiche, etc., and love, the Stacy Doris Memorial Poetry Award is given to a poet with a very inventive spirit.


    The winning poet of the award will receive $500 and publication within the 2021 issue of Fourteen Hills. there’s no submission fee and poems not chosen for the award are going to be considered for publication in Fourteen Hills.


    Here are the wants for Stacy Doris Memorial Poetry Award

    • Submission window: Oct. 1, 2020, to January 1, 2021.
    • Submissions only accepted via Submittable.
    • Minimum 3 pages; maximum 10 pages. Also, a maximum of 1 poem per author.
    • Submissions must be previously unpublished material.
    • Students currently enrolled at San Francisco State University are ineligible.
    • Poems submitted for the award also will be considered for publication in Fourteen Hills.
    • Furthermore, the submission file must be in .doc or .docx format (Microsoft Word or Open Office).

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