The Kundiman Poetry Prize

Kundiman is a non-profit organization serving Asian American poetry. They have partnered with Alice James Books in creating The Kundiman Poetry Prize, which enables and guarantees a book publication by an Asian American poet. Kundiman and Alice James Books are accepting submissions of poetry manuscripts for The Kundiman Poetry Prize electronically and by regular mail through February 11, 2011. The Kundiman Poetry Prize welcomes submissions from emerging as well as established Asian American poets. Entrants must reside in the United States.

The winner receives $1000, book publication and a New York City feature reading.

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Alice James Books is a cooperative poetry press. Its mission is to seek out and publish the best contemporary poetry by both established and beginning poets, with particular emphasis on involving poets in the publishing process.

Kundiman is dedicated to the creation, cultivation and promotion of Asian American poetry.

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