The Tufts Poetry Awards Judges
A panel of five distinguished final judges, representing a cross-section of the American poetry community, will choose the winners from submissions postmarked on or before September 15th.
A panel of preliminary judges will meet at Claremont Graduate University's Kingsley Tufts Poetry Awards Office to screen all submissions. No more than 50 finalists will be forwarded to the final judges for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and 25 for the Kate Tufts Discovery Award.
The panel of final judges for the 2013 Kingsley and Kate Tufts Poetry Awards is:
Linda Gregerson, chair, poet, Professor of English language and literature at the University of Michigan, and past Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award recipient
David Barber, poet, Poetry Editor of The Atlantic Monthly
Kate Gale, poet, novelist, managing editor of Red Hen Press
Ted Genoways, prize-winning poet and journalist
Carl Phillips, poet, Professor of English and African and Afro-American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and past Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award recipient
The panel of preliminary judges includes:
Jericho Brown, poet, Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University
Jennifer Chang, poet, Assistant Professor of creative writing at Bowling Green State University
Andrew Feld, poet, editor of the Seattle Review, and assosicate professor of English and creative writing at the University of Washington
The decision of the panel of judges is final. Competition results will be mailed to all entrants and publishers.