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Published (almost, not really): Whitmore Press Manuscript Prize

A while ago I went away by myself for a weekend to work up a couple of poetry manuscripts for some prizes, one of which was the Whitmore Press Manuscript Prize. I was pretty happy with what I walked away

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Whitmore Press Poetry Prize Announced.

I just got the latest Whitmore Press newsletter, announcing Jill Jones and Tracy Ryan as the joint winners of this year’s Manuscript Prize and I gotta say I’m a little bemused. Let me say straight off the bat that I

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Rejected: poetry manuscript

Got an email from the guys at Whitmore Press a couple of days ago re: the manuscript I’d submitted to the Whitmore Press/Poetry Idol Prize. It was a big negatory, but there were some thoughtful details in the email itself:

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About Adam

I'm a dad and the author of the poetry collections The Third Fruit is a Bird and Not Quite the Man for the Job, the novel Man Bites Dog and the short story collection Heroes and Civilians.
contact: adamatsya@gmail.com
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week 3. the weird bald patch in my mo is still there. is my mo broken permanently? i dont know. 
more seriously though, can i respectfully suggest that if you were toying with the idea of donating to my ‘tache this month, given that i’ve smashed my funding goal, you instead consider taking that money and, in light of what’s happening in Manus right now, donate it to the wonderful @asrc1 instead? they do such weepingly amazing work and they need all the money they can get to keep doing it. link to their donations page in my bio. x the boys throwing shapes at work something for @littlebobbyplaqueson - what happens when a building gets demolished? or at least the part with the plaque does? in this case it gets given to the family of the dedicator. what perturbs the weekly times magpie?
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