The Patricia Dobler Poetry Award is an annual contest is open to women writers* over the age of 40 who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, currently living in the U.S., who have not published a full-length book of poetry, fiction, or non-fiction.
Primary Judge: Jan Beatty, poetFinal Judge: Yona Harvey,
prize in the form of $1,000; round-trip travel, lodging and a reading at Carlow
University in Pittsburgh with judge Yona Harvey; publication in Voices from the Attic. Prize valued at
Open to women
writers over the age of 40 who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents,
currently living in the U.S., who have not published a full-length book of
poetry, fiction, or non-fiction (chapbooks excluded).
All entries must be postmarked by April 1, 2014. Any submission received after April 8, 2014 will not be accepted (even if it is postmarked on April 1st).
Winner will be notified by April 30, 2014. All entrants will receive a copy of Voices from the Attic.
The Patricia Dobler Poetry Award Jan Beatty, Director of Creative Writing Carlow University 3333 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15213
Read our Dobler Award FAQs, or contact Sarah Williams-Devereux at 412.578.6346 or email@example.com.
*Current Carlow students or employees are not eligible. See our frequently asked questions or more information.