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Kay Murphy Prize for Poetry


Sunday, January 1, 2017



Entry Fees



$1000, a subscription, and possible publication.


Judge: Myung Mi Kim

Myung Mi Kim was born in Seoul, Korea. She earned a BA from Oberlin College, an MA from The Johns Hopkins University, and an MFA from the University of Iowa. Her collection of poems Under Flag (1991) won the Multicultural Publishers Exchange Award of Merit; subsequent collections include The Bounty (1996), Dura (1999), Commons (2002), River Antes (2006), and Penury (2009).

The winner of this year’s contest will receive $1,000 and a year’s subscription to BAYOU MAGAZINE. Finalists will be named on our website, and all entries will be considered for publication.

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