That, stupidly, rhymes. But the Foundation for Public Poetry is seriously looking for Leonard-Cohen-inspired-poetry-submissions for an anthology dedicated to his 75th. Deadline July 12:
Leonard Cohen – You’re Our Man
CALL FOR POETRY SUBMISSIONS
In honour of Leonard Cohen’s 75th birthday (September 21, 2009,) the Foundation for Public Poetry/Fondation Poésie Publique is seeking submissions of poetry (poetic responses) based upon Leonard Cohen’s poetry. A maximum of seventy-five poems will be selected for this publication.
The publication is a fundraising initiative to help support the commencement of a Leonard Cohen Poet-In-Residence program at Leonard’s old high school(Westmount High.)
All submissions will be considered to grant the Foundation for Public Poetry first serial rights. Submissions should include a note of reference to the Cohen poem which the author is responding to. Authors should also include a three-line biography and complete contact information.
For more information, please email: email@example.com
Deadline for submissions is July 12, 2009.