Broadside Lotus Press is happily to accepting submissions for the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award until March 24, 2023 Deadline Winning Manuscript Announced Summer 2023 Book Published Winter 2024 This competition is open to African American poets only. If you have already had a book published by Lotus Press or Broadside Press, you are ineligible. […]
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Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award 2020 …a daughter’s odyssey through a web of fractured relationships with lovers and kin… a spirit determined to survive…. Jessica Lanay holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Pittsburgh, and an MA in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her poetry has appeared […]
Jacquese Armstrong is a poet/writer residing in Central New Jersey. Her first poetry chapbook, dance of the shadows, was released June 2017. She has been published in For Harriet, A Gathering of the Tribes, The Rising Phoenix Review, Black Magnolias Literary Journal and Ourselves/Black. Ms. Armstrong was a 2015 recipient of the Ambassador Award from […]
The Dudley Randall Print and Media Center, and, Broadside Lotus Press Presents BROADSIDE LOTUS PRESS POETS THEATER Broadside Lotus Press resumes its poetry writing workshops before our Sunday Poets Theater every third Sunday of the month. We will be examining and discussing the work of our published poets, your poems, and, writing poetry. TIME: 3:00 […]
Detroit Main Library March 31, 2015 Widely esteemed for her grace and eloquence as a “Queen of Black Literature,” Dr. Naomi Long Madgett, founder of Lotus Press, has published several generations of African American poets over the last four-and-half decades. Under her direction, Lotus Press became a leading institution in the field of African American […]
His first name, LeRoy, translates as “the king” in French (le roi), and that’s how he pronounced it, with the accent on the second syllable. That might strike some as an affectation. But by all accounts Detroit artist LeRoy Foster was as humble as they come. Foster may have lived more like a pauper than […]
The 2012 Kresge Eminent Artist Award goes to Naomi Long Madgett. She’s an award winning poet, editor, and educator. She’s often called the godmother of African-American poetry. Dr. Madgett says the award came as a complete surprise because she didn’t even know she was being considered for the award. “So it means a great deal […]
“What I am saying is that through extension we are humanists in the beginning, but how are you going to love or speak to somebody else if you can’t speak to your own brothers and sisters?” – Etheridge Knight
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Naomi Long Madgett Award
Accepting award entries between January 2 and March 1, 2022.
Guidelines for the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award