For the winners of the Brockman-Campbell Award, see http://www.ncpoetrysociety.org/brockman-campbell-winners/.
Endowed by the families of Christine Sloan and Mary Belle Campbell
Postmark Deadline: May 1, 2014
- The contest is open to poets who published a book-length volume of poetry in 2013.
- Entrants must be native-born North Carolinians or current residents who have lived in the state for at least three years at the time of publication.
- An entry must be a first edition by a single author. It must contain 20 or more pages of poetry, and it must have a 2012 copyright date.
- A cash prize of $200 will be presented to one winner only.
- The winner will be invited to read at the fall meeting of the NCPS.
- Each submission should include:
- one copy of the book
- a biographical sketch of the author
- a stamped postcard for acknowledging receipt of the submission
- your email address
- a business-sized SASE for announcement of the winner.
- Members of the Poetry Society pay $10 (new for 2014)
- The fee for non-members is $20. (Make checks payable to the North Carolina Poetry Society.)
Mail contest entries to:
7232 Ridgeline Drive
Any questions? E-mail Jo Taylor — firstname.lastname@example.org
- The name of the 2013 book contest judge will be posted here after the contest deadline, along with a brief biographical sketch.
- The NCPS thanks Norbert Krapf for judging the 2011 book contest.
Norbert Krapf was born in 1943 in Jasper, Indiana, a German community. He graduated from Jasper High School and received a B.A. in English from St. Joseph’s College, Rensselaer, IN. He received his M.A. in English from the University of Notre Dame and also his Ph.D. in English and American Literature, with a concentration in American Poetry. He taught at the C. W. Post Campus of Long Island University 1970-2004, where he is now emeritus Professor of English, was Poet Laureate 2003-2007, and directed the C. W. Post Poetry Center. He twice served in Germany as a Senior Fulbright Professor of American Poetry, at the Universities of Freiburg and Erlangen-Nuremberg. He was also a U.S. Exchange Teacher at West Oxon Technical College, England. In June of 2008, he was appointed to a two-year term as Indiana Poet Laureate. Songs in Sepia and Black and White from Indiana University Press is Norbert Krapf’s twenty-fourth book and ninth full-length poetry collection, released in July 2012. http://www.krapfpoetry.com/
2012: Norbert Krapf
2011: Diane Gilliam
2010: David Romtvedt