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Food Verse Contest

Literal Latté
Food Verse Contest

  • First Prize
    $500

Contest Guidelines

  1. Send unpublished poems with food as an ingredient. 2,000 words max. All styles and subjects welcome.
  2. Postmark by March 15th.
  3. Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address (optional) — on Cover Page only.
  4. Please put poem titles/first lines on Cover Page as well.
  5. If by regular “snail mail” post: include Self Addressed Stamped Envelope or email address for reply.
  6. Include $10 Reading Fee per set of up to 6 poems — OR —
    $15 Reading Fee for set of 12 poems.
  7. All entries considered for publication.

All currency above given in US dollars.

We are now accepting online submissions via Submittable! Click the button below to visit our Submittable page.

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Snail-Mail Submissions:  Reading fees — by check or money order — should be made out to Literal Latté and included with your entry manuscript.) Mail to:

Literal Latté Awards

200 East 10th Street, Suite 240
New York, NY 10003
(212) 260-5532

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Literal Latte Food Verse Contest Winners

Please note that this listing may be incomplete.

Summer 2009 Issue

What Frommer’s Left Out By Laurel Bastian

Winner, 2009 Literal Latte Food Verse Contest.
The Ristorante di Memoria
has a zealot for a chef….

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