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The Paz Prize for Poetry is presented by The National Poetry Series and The Center @ Miami Dade College. This annual award -- named in the spirit of the late Nobel Prize-winning poet Octavio Paz -- honors a previously unpublished book of poetry written originally in Spanish (and presented bilingually in both English and Spanish) by an American resident. An open competition is held each May, when an esteemed Spanish-speaking poet selects a winning manuscript.
The National Poetry Series, Miami Dade College, and the Miami Book Fair will all assist Akashic in the promotion of this book.
Publicize this prize to major dailies, weeklies, literary publications, alternative publications. Major radio and television push.
Akashic's promotion will have a strong social media component
Launch event at the Miami Book Fair International.
Giveaways on Goodreads, LibraryThing, and through Advance Access.
Galleys (and e-galleys via Edelweiss) available 4-6 months in advance of publication.
Nomination to poetry awards.
Targeted outreach to poetry review outlets--print & online
Sneak peek of select poems available on AkashicBooks.com; exclusive, not-in-the-book poems featured on AkashicBooks.com