Poetry

Brittingham and Pollak Poetry Prize

Awarded annually to the two best book-length manuscripts of original poetry submitted in an open competition. Submissions are considered for both prizes. Submit manuscripts between 60 and 90 pages.

Published: July 15, 2014

Red Hen Press Poetry Award

Submit up to three poems, max 120 lines each, by regular mail or online submission manager. Final judge is William Trowbridge.

Published: July 15, 2014

Juniper Prizes

Submit a novel, novella or collection of stories between 150 and 350 pages. Also awards an original manuscript of poems between 50 and 70 pages by a writer who already has published at least one full-length book of poetry, not including chapbooks. Submit by regular mail or online submission manager.

Published: July 15, 2014

Dogwood 2015 Contest

Submit fiction or nonfiction up to 22 pages or one to three poems (max 10 pages) using the online submission manager. Creative nonfiction judged by Jill Christman, poetry judged by Mark Neely and fiction judged by Rachel Basch.

Published: July 15, 2014

Black Warrior Review Contests

Submit one fiction or nonfiction submission, max 7,000 words, or up to three poems. Judged by Richard Siken (poetry), Lily Hoang (fiction/prose) and Kiese Laymon (nonfiction).

Published: July 15, 2014

Tom Howard /Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Open for poems in any style or theme. The Margaret Reid Prize awards poems with regular meter and/or rhyme or is written in a recognized poetic form. The Tom Howard Prize is given to the best poem of any style. Submit through online form.

Published: July 15, 2014