Wednesday, May 24, 2006

from "Entering to Win: On Poetry Contests" by Robert Casper

"The truth is many literary publishers make more money from contest fees than they do from sales of contest-winning publications. In fact, literary publishers often rely on contest fees to survive, and become almost addicted to the yearly influx of cash."

To read the essay in its entirity, click here.

Robert Casper is the publisher of jubilat and the co-editor of jubilat press. He currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife, the poet Matthea Harvey.


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