Casa Libre

Ocotillo Literary Endeavors, Inc. & Casa Libre en la Solana (in cooperation with Kore Press), present:
The 2nd Annual OLE Residency

The winner of the OLE Residency will receive a $300 stipend, featured reading, and two weeks stay at Casa Libre en la Solana ( ).

Deadline: October 1, 2006
Judge: Camille Dungy
Entry Fee: $20.00
Notification by: October 20, 2006

Residency: Oct. 30-Nov. 12, 2006

Contest Rules:
1. Open nationally to all female poets / prose poets of color who have not published—through the Internet or any recognized press—a full-length collection (more than 30 pages) of poetry. Only one entry per poet will be accepted.

2. Entrants submit two (2) identical sets of up to ten (10) pages of recent work. Only one poem may appear on a single page; poems of more than one page in length are acceptable. Entrants’ name must NOT appear on manuscript pages. Please staple the individual sets of ten (10) pages together.

3. Poem entries MUST be mailed unfolded in a 9 x 12 envelope. Enclose a title page including your name, address, day & evening phone numbers, email address, and titles (or first 2 lines) of the poems submitted. Your check for $20.00, payable to Tucson Poetry Festival, must also be enclosed. Entries containing incomplete or false information will forfeit Entrant’s eligibility for the Contest. No manuscripts will be returned.

4. Winner of Residency must provide own travel to and from Tucson, AZ.

Mail entries to:
OLE / Casa Libre Residency, PO Box 44000, Tucson, Arizona 85733
Entries must be postmarked by Oct. 1, 2006.

For more information contact:
Teresa Driver, Executive Director
Tucson Poetry Festival
PO Box 44000
Tucson, AZ 85733

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