BETSY ANDERSON AND MICHAEL A. SICKLER, MANAGING EDITORS
WELCOME TO OUR 30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION. THIS WILL BE AN EYE-POPPING YEAR, CONTINUING WITH THE POETRY CONTEST, BEGINNING APRIL 1, 2016, CLOSING JULY 15, 2016 (POSTMARK).
- THE ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST/ Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award
Final Judge for 2016: MARGE PIERCY
Submissions accepted April 1 to July 15, 2016.
All poems are screened by The Comstock Review Editors before going to the final judge.
CLICK CONTEST PAGE FOR FULL INSTRUCTIONS
- New this year, submit your poem online.
- THE 2016 CHAPBOOK CONTEST sponsored by the Comstock Writer’s Group:
Michael A Sickler will be the final judge. Chapbooks are screened by CR editors.
DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE, SO YOU DON’T MISS A THING! SUBSCRIBERS ARE WHAT KEEP US GOING! SUPPORT NOW. You can use Submittable for ease of subscription. Click “Submit” on the Annual Contest page and do it there. Otherwise, send $20 for a one year subscription (2 issues) to:
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WE HAVE A WINNER FOR THE 2015 CHAPBOOK CONTEST. CONGRATULATIONS TO JAMES ZIMMERMAN! SEE THE CHAPBOOK PAGE FOR WINNERS, HONORABLE MENTIONS AND FINALISTS.
WE WOULD ALSO LIKE TO INFORM ALL OF YOU OF THE DEATH OF ONE OF THE PRINCIPAL FOUNDERS OF THE COMSTOCK REVIEW. JENNIFER MACPHERSON DIED TODAY OF A MASSIVE HEART ATTACK AFTER SEVERAL YEARS OF HEART TROUBLE. SHE WILL BE SORELY MISSED BY THE ENTIRE POETIC COMMUNITY.
IF ANY OF YOU WANT ANY OR ALL OF HER CHAPBOOKS, AND ARE WILLING TO INCLUDE MONEY ENOUGH FOR POSTAGE, WE WILL GLADLY SHARE THEM WITH YOU. SEND REQUESTS TO:
PEGGY FLANDERS, 4956 St. John Drive, Syracuse, NY 13215