THURSDAY NOTES & NEWS: Poetry Week 2024 Contest Submissions Open

Poetry Week 2024 — Poetry Week this year will take place from April 25 – 29. Submission deadline is end of day (EDT) Monday, April 15.  

The first-place winner will receive CA$100 and be posted on Monday, April 25. The second-place winner will receive CA$50 and the three runner ups CA$25 each. Prizes will be paid through PayPal. Max. word count per entry 1000. You can enter more than once; but only one poem (or thematically related series of poems) per entry.

The small fee of CA$3 per entry is to cover admin costs.

Submit here.

Easter Schedule
CommuterLit will be taking this Friday (Good Friday), March 29  and Monday, April 1 off for Easter. Our News & Notes will appear on Thursday, March 28 this week and our next newsletter will be sent Tuesday, April 2. 

Contributor News
Jacob Aaron Reingold
’s short stories have recently appeared or are forthcoming in The Piker Press, A Thin Slice of Anxiety, and Mystery Magazine.

MIchael Joll’s new novel Hacker is now available on Amazon.

Melanie Marttila is launching her debut poetry collection The Art of Floating, Saturday, April 6 at 7 pm in Sudbury, ON. You can watch the livestream here.

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