The Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Awards on the Jewish experience were established by Nedda Fratkin, Marvin Rosenberg and Violet Ginsburg in memory of their mother, Anna Rosenberg, née Davidson in 1987. The contest is open to all writers exploring the Jewish experience (irrespective of author's ethnicity or religious affiliation).
All entrants retain the copyright rights that they have in the poems they submit, but by participating in this contest and submitting poems, all winners grant Poetica Publishing the right, license, and ability to use and publish all winning poems (in complete form or in excerpted form) on Poetica Publishing web site, on other Web sites, in other media, and in print editions/anthology.
Awards and certificates will be distributed May 2020.
Special print edition will be published September 2020.
The winning poems will be published on our website.
$250.00 - First Place
$150.00 - Second Place
$150.00 - Third Place
$75.00 - Up to Ten Honorable Mention
$18.00 - Finalists
Final Judge: Tim Seibles
Tim Seibles was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1955. He received a BA from Southern Methodist University in 1977, after which he taught English at the high school level for ten years. He received an MFA from Vermont College in 1990. Seibles is the author of several poetry collections, including One Turn Around the Sun (Etruscan Press, 2017), Fast Animal (Etruscan Press, 2012), a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award; Buffalo Head Solos (Cleveland State University Press, 2004); and Body Moves (Corona Press, 1988). In 2016 Seibles was selected as the poet laureate of Virginia. He has also received the Open Voice Award, the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Seibles has served as a professor at Old Dominion University for over twenty years. He lives in Norfolk, Virginia.
Fee: $3.00 per poem
HOW TO SUBMIT:
We accept submissions via SUBMITTABLE, only. Please submit ONE poem in a single submission (unlimited submissions).
*Judging is done anonymously, please do not include cover letter with biographical information or introduction to the work.
We consider UNPUBLISHED works, only. Once submitted, works cannot be withdrawn or revised. Submissions by mail/email - will not be acknowledged. Do not change titles of published or award-winning works and submit to the contest. Final selection of winners 03/2020.
Time New Roman #12
Up-to 40 line poems
No underlines / graphics
No contact information
Poems must be titled