Monday, June 1, 2020
$20-25 CAD, Additional entries $17 CAD
The Montreal International Poetry Prize awards one prize of $20,000 CAD for a single poem of 40 or fewer lines.
A jury of internationally reputed poets and critics select a shortlist of 50 poems, from which the judge, Pulitzer Prize winning American poet Yusef Komunyakaa, chooses one winning poem. The shortlist of 50 poems is published in The Global Poetry Anthology.
The prize is run by the Department of English at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.