Hunger Mountain Poetry Writing Critique

The Second Annual Hunger Mountain Auction

Jean Valentine Poetry Manuscript Critique Offered by Phone
Jean Valentine, winner of the 2004 National Book Award for her poetry collection Door in the Mountain , is offering a poetry manuscript critique by phone. Manuscript Guidelines: maximum 20 pages, formatted in a 12-point font with no more than one poem per page. The manuscript critique must be scheduled with Jean Valentine no later than July 1, 2007 , and will be completed at an agreed upon time between July 10 - 20, 2007 . A certificate and contact information will be provided to the winning bidder within one week of confirmed payment.
Jean Valentine was born in Chicago, earned her B.A. from Radcliffe College, and has lived most of her life in New York City . She won the Yale Younger Poets Award for her first book, Dream Barker , in 1965. Her most recent collection, Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems 1965 - 2003 , is the winner of the 2004 National Book Award for Poetry. Author of eight other books, including The Cradle of the Real Life (Wesleyan Poetry, 2000), Growing Darkness, Growing Light (Carnegie Mellon Press, 1997), and Home Deep Blue: New and Selected Poems (Alice James Books, 1989), Jean has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and awards from the NEA, The Bunting Institute, The Rockefeller Foundation,
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