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Vern Cowles Poetry Book Prize


Wednesday, April 1, 2015


Entry Fees



$1,000, plus publication and distribution by Southeast Missouri State University Press. the winner receives 30 copies.


The Cowles Prize is given annually for a full-length poetry manuscript. Submit a hardcopy manuscript of 48 – 100 pages, any style or theme, with a $25 entry fee by April 1 to Southeast Missouri State University Press, Cowles Poetry Book Prize, 1 University Plaza, Mail Stop 2650, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701. Blind judging. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Contact Information

Dr. Susan Swartwout, [email protected]



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