Crab Creek Review's Annual Poetry Contest (Deadline: May 31) Guest Judge: Nancy Pagh

It's not too late to late to get your entries in for our Crab Creek Review Poetry Contest.

A few things you may not know--

1)  We consider all poems submitted for our contest for publication.  Last year, we published about 10-12 poems from finalists and those poems are also considered for yearly Editors' Prize and Pushcart nominations.

2)  This contest helps keep our press afloat.  I hadn't realized that about contests, but as well as being a way to help promote poets, it's also helps us stay alive in the literary arts.

3)  The judge this year is Nancy Pagh (author of No Sweeter Fat) and she's awesome.

So thank you for your support of Crab Creek Review.  We so appreciate the support of poets and we hope we can help promote your work as well.

Here are the details--

Guidelines for Crab Creek Review's 2010 Poetry Contest

Entry Dates: Postmark deadline May 31, 2010 (actually, that is Memorial Day, so we will accept entries with a June 1st postmark...)

Submit up to 5 previously unpublished poems

Entry fee: $10, check payable to Crab Creek Review

Please include name, address, phone number, email, and a short bio in your cover letter

Simultaneous submissions acceptable when noted in cover letter, as long as we are notified immediately if the work is accepted elsewhere

Include a SASE for notification of results

Name and contact info should not appear on poems

No electronic submissions

Deadline for all submissions: May 31, 2010  (June 1st, 2010 postmark)

The winning poet will receive $200 and publication in CCR 2010 Vol. II

All entries will be considered for publication

Please mail all submissions to: Crab Creek Review Poetry Contest, c/o 7315 34th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117

The winner will be determined by our guest judge, Nancy Pagh
(we ask that friends, associates, and students of the judge not submit to this contest)



  1. Kelli,

    I'll be getting the word out in my neck of the woods, or rather, glades. Last week, I received the latest issue of Crab Creek, and you and Annette are doing a wonderful job. And I'll be renewing my guardianship sometime in August (after I get my summer course pay).

    Hope you get tons and tons of entries.


  2. Thank you so much for that, Jim! Annette & I so appreciate the positive feedback!


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