so much depends/upon/a red wheel/barrow--William Carlos Williams (1923)
The National Edition, published each fall, and is open to poets and writers from around the country and the world. The national edition also sponsors the annual Red Wheelbarrow Prize for poetry
(*The Student Edition, published each spring, is open only to submissions from student writers & artists enrolled at De Anza.)
Founded in 1976, Red Wheelbarrow was known as Bottomfish until 2001.
Three prizes: $1,000, $500, $250
Deadline, August 15, 2017
Judge: Ellen Bass.
Top five published Red Wheelbarrow.
Letterpress broadside of winning poem: Gary Young, Greenhouse Review Press.
Sponsors: Poetry Center San Jose & Red Wheelbarrow.
Submit one time only: up to three original unpublished poems
$10 submission fee.
Each poem entered must fit onto one 8.5 x 11 page.
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Submission guidelines: Submissions by post or e-mail. Digital submissions encouraged. Simultaneous submissions acceptable if indicated. Two to six month response time for National Edition. E-mail submissions as WORD or RTF attachments to email@example.com.
Poetry: up to 5 poemsFiction: 1 short story (up to 5,000 words), or up to 3 short-shorts
Plays: 1 dramatic piece up to 5,000 words
Creative Nonfiction: 1 piece up to 5,000 words
Photographs/Drawings (student edition only*): up to 5 prints or digital files. *Do not send originals. We require B&W work for the inside of the magazine, but color may be considered for the cover.Comics: 1 brief graphic story National edition contributors: Please include a brief autobiographical statement. For snail mail submissions, enclose an SASE and/or an email address for reply.
Student edition contributors: Please do not include your name on the manuscript itself, only in cover letter or body of e-mail. All work (including work submitted by Red Wheelbarrow staff members) is judged anonymously.*** firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.deanza.edu/faculty/weisnerken/(This website is currently under construction—renovations to be completed by summer of 2017)
Building: L-1 Language Arts
Contact: Susan Edman