Phoebe is again sponsoring its annual Greg Grummer Poetry Award contest. The author of the winning poem will receive $1000 and publication in the Fall 2008 issue of Phoebe. Peter Gizzi will judge. We will be accepting entries until December 1, 2007. The entry fee is $15. You can find contest guidelines here.
PETER GIZZI’s books include “The Outernationale” (Wesleyan, 2007), “Some Values of Landscape and Weather” (Wesleyan, 2003), “Artificial Heart” (Burning Deck, 1998), and “Periplum and Other Poems 1987-1992” (Salt Publishing, 2004). His honors include the Lavan Younger Poet Award from the Academy of American Poets (1994), and fellowships in poetry from the Howard Foundation (1998), The Foundation for Contemporary Arts (1999), and The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (2005). He is also the editor of “The House That Jack Built: The Collected Letters of Jack Spicer” (Wesleyan, 1998). He currently teaches at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.