B.J. Buckley Bio

Lummox Press welcomes poet and educator B.J. Buckley to the Angela Consolo Mankiewicz Poetry Contest. As judge she brings a wealth of experience with her, so you better send her your best! B.J. Buckley is a Montana poet and writer who has worked in Arts-in-Schools programs throughout the west for over 40 years. Her prizes and awards include a Wyoming Arts Council Literature Fellowship; The Cumberland Poetry Review's Robert Penn Warren Narrative Poetry Prize; the New York-based Poets & Writers “Writers Exchange Award” in Poetry; the Rita Dove Poetry Prize from the Center for Women Writers at Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC; and the Joy Harjo Prize from CutThroat: A Journal of Arts and Literature; the Winning Writers award for formal poetry, and [...]


Angela Consolo Mankiewicz Poetry Prize

The 2021 Poetry Contest Prize is $1,000. In 2013, while recuperating from the loss of a toe, I started a poetry contest that ran concurrently to the LUMMOX ANTHOLOGY. In the beginning, the prize was a chapbook (of the winner's poetry) and a small cash prize. But several years later it became the Angela Consolo Mankiewicz Poetry Prize. I was able to increase the prize (thanks to the generosity of Angela's late-husband, R. Mankiewicz). Pay $15 Entry Fee How To enter the Angela C. Mankiewicz Poetry Contest 1. Pay the $15 fee  2. Submit your 3 poems (100 lines or less per poem) + a short bio and your email address to: The winner will be announced by email. [...]

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