For all you poets out there:
Omnidawn Publishing (the folks who published the excellent Paraspheres anthology) have announced that submissions are open for their annual poetry contest:
Ben Lerner will judge the 2011 Omnidawn Chapbook Poetry Contest.
Electronic and postal submissions will be accepted from January 1, 2011 to February 28, 2011.
The 2011 Omnidawn Chapbook Poetry Prize is open to any poet writing in English. The prize includes $1,000, Fall 2011 publication by Omnidawn, and 100 complimentary copies of the chapbook. The winning poet and manuscript will also be advertised in American Poetry Review, Poets & Writers Magazine, Writer’s Chronicle, Rain Taxi Review of Books, and other publications. Manuscripts will remain anonymous until a winner is selected. All entrants will be mailed a copy of the winning chapbook. The reading fee for each manuscript is $15.
More details here.