Announcing the Vern Rutsala Poetry Prize, with a $1,000 prize for a full-length book manuscript. A $200 prize is awarded to one author in each issue of Cloudbank. To see Guidelines for both contests click here. Cloudbank Associate Editor Peter Sears is serving as Poet Laureate for the State of Oregon. For information and a photo of Peter click here.

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NOTE: The due date for submissions to the Vern Rutsala Poetry Contest has been extended to January 20, 2016.

Cloudbank 9, 2015

Cloudbank 9 includes poems by Rebecca Lilly, Rebecca Foust, Jeffrey Alfier, Karl Krolow, Kathleen McGookey and others. There are reviews of two poetry books: Still Life with Judas and Lightning by Dawn Diez Willis and Small Talk by Peter Sears.

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Individual copies of Cloudbank are $8 each. Subscriptions are $15 for two issues.
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Submissions for the Vern Rutsala Poetry Prize will be accepted through January 2, 2016. A $1,000 prize will be given for a full-length book manuscript of poems and/or flash fiction. For Contest Guidelines click here.

We are now accepting poems and short prose for Cloudbank 10.
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Small Talk      Peter Sears

New and Selected Poems by Oregon's Poet Laureate.
“These breezy, sometimes manic poems veer off in unexpected directions,
a sensibility at once comic and disarmingly revealing.”
Dorianne Laux

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