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Colorado Prize for Poetry


Tuesday, January 14, 2014


Entry Fees

$25 entry fee includes one-year subscription to Colorado Review (print for US residents, digital for non-US residents). Add $3 to submit online.


$2,000 honorarium and book publication.


The Colorado Prize for Poetry is an international literary contest started in 1995. Each year’s prizewinner receives a $2,000 honorarium and publication of his or her book by the Center for Literary Publishing and distribution by the University Press of Colorado.

Manuscripts must be between 48 and 100 pages. Individual poems may be previously published, but the collection as a whole must be unpublished. See complete guidelines at

Contact Information

Colorado Prize for Poetry
Center for Literary Publishing
9105 Campus Delivery
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-9105
[email protected]



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