The Puritan is now seeking submissions to the Fourth Annual Thomas Morton Memorial Prize in Literary Excellence. The deadline for all submissions is Saturday, October 10, 2015.
The Thomas Morton Memorial Prize in Literary Excellence is awarded to the single best submission in the respective categories of poetry and fiction. The judges for this year’s prize are Ian Williams (for poetry) and Miriam Toews (for fiction).
In addition to publication in Issue 31: Fall 2015, each winning author receives $1000 in addition to a prize pack of books, each valued at over $900.
Each Tuesday we feature audio or video of an SR Contributor reading their work. Today we’re proud to feature a podcast by Meg Johnson.
Meg Johnson is the author of the full length poetry collection Inappropriate Sleepover (The National Poetry Review Press, 2014) which was recently a NewPages Editor’s Pick. Her poems have appeared in Hobart, Nashville Review, The Puritan, Sugar House Review, Verse Daily, and others. Meg started dancing at a young age and worked professionally in the performing arts for many years. She is the editor of Dressing Room Poetry Journal and recently received her MFA in creative writing from the NEOMFA Program. Meg is currently a lecturer at Iowa State University.