MORE ABOUT GERI DIGIORNO

  1. Raleigh Review Interview
  2. Petaluma Community Access Interview

Geri Digiorno, Sonoma Poet Laureate (2006-2007) and artist, was founder and director of the Petaluma Poetry Walk. She studied art at College of San Mateo, Solano College, Sonoma College, and Santa Rosa Junior College, and worked at the homeless shelter in Petaluma teaching poetry and collage.

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GERI DIGIORNO PRIZE GUIDELINES

JUDGES of the FINALISTS: Dorianne Laux & Joseph Millar


NOTE ON SUBMITTING MULTI-GENRE

The contents of each submission can be either:

  • 2 poems and a work of visual art (Possible Cover Inclusion)
  • 2 poems and a work of flash nonfiction (1000 word max on the flash nonfiction)
  • 1 poem and 1 work of visual art and 1 work of flash nonfiction.

    Visual Artists may use PDFs to submit art, but should be prepared with a high-resolution version of their files upon
    their work's acceptance to the magazine (large dimension png set at 300 dpi).


OPEN: July 1st - October 31st

CONTEST ENTRY FEE: $13.

GRAND PRIZE: $300.

EACH ENTRANT RECEIVES: The prize issue (a $20 value).


FURTHER GUIDANCE on SUBMISSIONS to the DIGIORNO PRIZE

  • Opens on July 1, 2020.
  • Deadline is October 31, 2020.
  • Entries are only accepted via Submittable.
  • Attached files should be free of personal identifiers such as name, address, phone and email, social media handles, etc. 
  • Simultaneous submissions are acceptable. If one or more work is selected for publication by another magazine,
    please leave a note on your submission via Submittable.
  • Failure to meet guidelines may result in disqualification.
  • Current affiliates of Raleigh Review editorial staff and Raleigh Review board members are not eligible to enter. 
  • This contest is open to poets, writers & artists who reside in the USA (regardless of immigration status).
  • Those outside the USA are most welcome to submit to this prize though the payment for any winners who happen
    to be based outside the USA will be in copies of Raleigh Review since we are not permitted to mail checks outside our own country.