[KS] Request for Info Post

David McCann dmccann at fas.harvard.edu
Thu Sep 1 17:23:17 EDT 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
            Harvard University
             1737 Cambridge St.
            Cambridge, MA  02138

•    Entries postmarked by Sept 30, 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 

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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