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Thank you for submitting!

Your judge is Eduardo C. Corral, the son of Mexican immigrants. He’s the author of Guillotine, published by Graywolf Press, and Slow Lightning,  which won the 2011 Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition. He's the  recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Lannan Foundation Literary  Fellowship, a Whiting Writers' Award, a National Endowment for the Arts  Fellowship, and a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University. He  teaches in the MFA program at North Carolina State University.

Please bundle up to three poems in ONE pdf when submitting for The Gertie Award (no other formats, please) and remove your name from the pdf.

Finalists will be able to attend an exclusive Roundtable at the 2024 Conference in LA. Winners of The Gertie Award will be announced at the Closing Night Gala on September 28, 2024, hosted on our site in a mini-winner-journal, and receive an all access pass to the 2025 TGC Conference.

Thank you and good luck!

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