Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference

The Colrain Poetry Manuscript conference is conference the only authors entirely focused on the book-length poetry manuscripts. Founded by poet Joan Houlihan , the conference is 9-10 times held annually in locations around the United States and consists of a book-length and chapbook-length poetry manuscript reviews by editors and publishers of established poetry press, including Gray Wolf Press , four-way books , Persea books , Omnidawn , Barrow Street Press , and others with poets and editors including conference founder Joan Houlihan ( Lesley University ), Fred Marchant ( Suffolk University ) and Ellen Dore Watson ( Smith College ).