[KS] First Annual Min Chapbook Competition

Robert Provine provine at umd.edu
Sat Feb 26 15:14:50 EST 2005

Harvard University’s Korea Institute and Tamal Vista Publications
with the support of the Sunshik Min Endowment
are pleased to announce

The First Annual Min Chapbook Competition

Manuscripts of 15 to 30 translated poems of a single Korean author, no more than one poem 
per page, to:

The Min Chapbook Competition
Attn. David R. McCann
Korea Institute
625 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA  02140

•	Entries postmarked by Sept 15, 2005
•	Send by regular mail. We will not be able to sign for entries.
•	The winner will be announced by the end of February, 2006

The winning manuscript will receive a prize of $500 and Tamal Vista Publications will 
publish the work. The final judge for the competition will be Steven Cramer, author of 
four poetry collections: The Eye that Desires to Look Upward (1987), The World Book 
(1992), Dialogue for the Left and Right Hand (1997), and Goodbye to the Orchard (2004). 
Cramer is director of the MFA program in creative writing at Lesley University in Cambridge.

Applications must include:

1) A cover letter containing the name, address, telephone number, and an e-mail address 
(if available) of the translator (s), as well as the titles of the poems submitted in both 
Korean and English. The name of the translator(s) should not appear on the translated poems.

2) Copies of the original Korean poems

3) Signed consent from the author (or representative) of the original Korean poems 
granting the translator (s) permission to translate his or her work.

4) A stamped, self-addressed postcard for notification of receipt of manuscript. 
Manuscripts will not be returned, but will be recycled.

* No e-mail submissions.

For further information please visit www.tamalvista.com or e-mail wayne at tamalvista.com.

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