Sixth Annual Wild Violet Writing Contest (2008)

Poetry judge - Eileen M. D'Angelo

A two-time finalist in the Allen Ginsberg Competition sponsored by the Paterson Literary Review, Eileen's poetry and book reviews are forthcoming, or have been published in Rattle, Wild River Review, Manhattan Poetry Review, Drexel Online Journal, One Trick Pony, Philadelphia Poets, Negative Capability, The Aurealean, Bookends, HiNgE Online, Paterson Literary Review, Jam To-Day, Schuylkill Valley Journal and others.

She served as a judge for the open auditions for Russell Simmons' HBO pilot/series, Def Poetry Jam, during the first nationwide talent tour. She has been editor of the Mad Poets Review since the first issue in 1990, was a contributing editor for the literary journal, HELLAS, A Journal of Arts and Humanities. As Director of Mad Poets Society, she has coordinated over a thousand poetry readings and events since 1987.



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