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Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award


Thursday, September 1, 2016



Entry Fees



$3000 Award


Established in 1998, in honor of the poet Benjamin Saltman (1927-1999), this award is for a previously unpublished original collection of poetry. Awarded collection is selected through an annual competition which is open to all poets.

Award is $3000, publication of the awarded collection by Red Hen Press, and a four-week PLAYA Residency. Entry fee is $25.00. Name on cover sheet only, 48 page minimum, 96 page maximum. Send SASE for notification. Entries must be postmarked by September 1st.

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Contact Information

For questions or to withdraw a submitted entry, please contact our Production Coordinator, Alisa Trager.



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