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Able Muse Book Award: ~ 24 Hours Only Left to Entry Deadline

Posted 03-31-2015 at 12:45 AM by Alex Pepple
It's almost here ... time is running out to enter --

~ 24 HOURS ONLY to go to the deadline of the Able Muse Book Award (poetry manuscripts)--

Book Award Deadline near at hand:

Able Muse Book Award (poetry): If you haven't already done so, the entry deadline is almost here (March 31, 2015). Check all the details here.


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Able Muse Write Prize: ~ Less than ONE Week Only to Deadline

Posted 02-09-2015 at 05:11 PM by Alex Pepple

** Less Th ONE WEEK before entry deadline for the WRITE PRIZE! ***

  • ABLE MUSE WRITE PRIZE (Poetry & Fiction) - $500 prize apiece & publication
    Judges: H.L. Hix - poetry; Eugenia Kim - fiction
    Deadline: February 15, 2015
    Read the guidelines & ENTER now!

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Poetry reading in Austin TX, Sponsored by Able Muse Press

Posted 01-13-2015 at 08:13 PM by Alex Pepple
If you’re in or near Austin, TX, Jan 25, you could use an afternoon of poetry reading, sponsored by Able Muse Press! ---

Our lineup at the mic includes:

1. D.R. GOODMAN (headliner) -- winner of Able Muse Write Prize for Poetry 2013, reading from her new book Greed: A Confession (Dec 2014, finalist 2013 Able Muse Book Award).
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isolation and connection ee cumming's i sing of olaf glad and big

Posted 12-27-2014 at 09:24 PM by Eileen Cleary
Updated 12-27-2014 at 09:48 PM by Eileen Cleary
Cummings isolates and connects words to strip them of their immediate meanings in order to open them to more possibilities. This is the method by which Cummings diverts the reader from foregone conclusions toward a new way of thinking.
Consider: a conscientious object-or (S1L3.)
The poet sets the scene for this poem with a paucity of words, by use of a dash to connect two ideas. The first idea that comes to the reader might be that Olaf is a conscientious objector. But,...
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Able Muse Pushcart Prize 2014 Nominations

Posted 12-01-2014 at 03:16 PM by Alex Pepple
Congratulations to the six nominees -- X.J. Kennedy, A.E. Stallings, Stephen Kampa, Gail Tyson, Tamas Dobozy and Barbara Haas here.

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