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HERE THEY ARE!!! The Winter/Spring Chapbook Contest 2017/18 Results

RESULTS The Winter / Spring Chapbook contest 2017/18. With guest judge Kevin Higgins.     HUGE CONGRATULATIONS FROM THE BLUE NIB TO:-   WINNER  Anne Walsh Donnelly – €150.00 SECOND PLACE  Akshaya Pawaskar – €100.00 THIRD PLACE  Bobbie Sparrow  (debutante) – €50.00   HONOURABLE MENTIONS: Sue Johnson Antoinette Rock Michele Ring Grainne Tobin Eithne Lannon Derek Coyle Ceinwen …

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Blue Nib forthcoming publications – The Summer/ Autumn Winners’ Chapbook and our first anthology!

  3 poets/24 poems/1 chapbook 1st Prize: $150; 2nd Prize :$100.00 3rd Prize $50.00 +inclusion in chapbook publication with 10 free copies to each of our 3 winners 3 winning poets will have their work included in the chapbook Each of the three chapbook winners is guaranteed a review on the site.  The chapbooks will …

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Breaking News! Michael Blackburn is judging the Chapbook Contest 2017

    Michael Blackburn (born 1954) is a British poet. From 1976 to 1978 Blackburn was an editor on Poetry & Audience, the poetry magazine produced by The School of English at the University of Leeds. Together with the American poet, Michael Coffey, he edited a special translations issue. During the early-to-mid-1980s he was an editor on Stand Magazine, Newcastle Upon Tyne. …

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About The Editorial Process

This is just a bit of information about how I approach editing the magazine. Sorry to be so OCD but it will save a lot of grief.   First a word about selection.  I am very sorry that I cannot make individual comments on poems that  I feel are not right for the magazine. These …

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