Announcing Our TQ22 Poetry Open Prize Final Judge
Tupelo Quarterly is thrilled to announce that Major Jackson has been chosen to judge the TQ23 Poetry Open Prize. Major Jackson is the author of five books of poetry, including The Absurd Man (2020), Roll Deep (2015), Holding Company (2010), Hoops (2006) and Leaving Saturn (2002), which won the Cave Canem Poetry Prize for a first book of poems. His edited volumes include: Best American Poetry 2019, Renga for Obama, and Library of America’s Countee Cullen: Collected Poems. A recipient of fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, Major Jackson has been awarded a Pushcart Prize, a Whiting Writers’ Award, and has been honored by the Pew Fellowship in the Arts and the Witter Bynner Foundation in conjunction with the Library of Congress. He has published poems and essays in American Poetry Review, Callaloo, The New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, Paris Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, Tin House, and included in multiple volumes of Best American Poetry. Major Jackson lives in South Burlington, Vermont, where he is the Richard A. Dennis Professor of English and University Distinguished Professor at the University of Vermont. He serves as the Poetry Editor of The Harvard Review.
Submission guidelines for the TQ22 Poetry Open Contest can be found here.
Announcing Our TQ22 Prose Open Prize Final Judge
Tupelo Quarterly is thrilled to announce that Jennifer Percy has been chosen to judge the TQ23 Prose Open Prize. Jennifer Percy is a National Magazine Award winning author and a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine. She’s a MacDowell and Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference fellow, a Pushcart Prize winner, and a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts grant. She has an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program where she was an Iowa Arts Fellow. Percy currently teaches at Columbia’s graduate writing program.
Submission guidelines for the TQ22 Prose Open Contest can be found here.