Publishing opportunity for young poets

The Hopper, a literary magazine from Green Writers Press, is seeking submissions for its inaugural 2016 poetry contest. The Hopper Prize for Young Poets celebrates young poets with an identified interest in the natural world and whose work explores how humans are a congeries of such. The winning poetry manuscript will be published by Green Writers Press as a chapbook in the summer of 2016. The winning poet will also receive $500.00 in prize money and special publication in the annual print edition of The Hopper, due out in April 2016. For more information, please visit

About Tim Weed

Tim Weed’s first novel, WILL POOLE'S ISLAND (2014), was named one of Bank Street College of Education’s Best Books of the Year. He is the winner of a Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Award and his work has appeared in The Millions, Colorado Review, Talking Points Memo, Writer's Chronicle, Talking Writing, Fiction Writers Review and elsewhere, and his short fiction collection, A FIELD GUIDE TO MURDER & FLY FISHING (Green Writers Press), is out in 2017. Tim teaches at Grub Street in Boston and in the MFA writing program at Western Connecticut State University, and occasionally serves as a featured expert for National Geographic in Spain and Patagonia. He​ is the co-founder of the Cuba Writers Program.
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