May 28, 2010

Boston Review: 13th Annual Poetry Contest

Thirteenth Annual Poetry Contest

Deadline: June 1, 2010
Judge: Peter Gizzi
First Prize: $1,500
Complete guidelines:

The winning poet will receive $1,500 and have his or her work published in the November/December 2010 issue of Boston Review. Submit up to five unpublished poems, no more than 10 pages total. Any poet writing in English is eligible, unless he or she is a relative, current student, former student, or close personal friend of the judge. Manuscripts must be submitted in duplicate, with a cover note listing the author's name, address, email and phone number; names should not be on the poems themselves. Simultaneous submissions are not permitted. Submissions will not be returned. A $20 entry fee ($30 for international submissions), payable to Boston Review, must accompany all submissions.

All entrants will receive a one-year subscription to Boston Review, beginning with the November/December 2010 issue. The winner will be announced no later than November 1, 2010, on the Boston Review Web site. All poems submitted to the contest will be considered for publication in Boston Review.

Mail submissions to:
Poetry Contest, Boston Review
35 Medford St., Suite 302
Somerville, MA 02143

Contest: Ruminate Magazine Janet McCabe Poetry Prize

Ruminate Magazine invites you to enter our annual Janet McCabe Poetry Prize.

The finalist judge for this year's contest is Vito Aiuto, poet, pastor, and musician from the band The Welcome Wagon.
The submission deadline for the prize is midnight May 28th, 2010, and the entry fee is $15 (includes a free copy of the Fall 2010 Issue). You may submit up to three poems per entry, no longer than 40 lines each.
$800 will be awarded to the winner and publication in the Fall 2010 Issue will be awarded to the winning poem and the runner-up.

For detailed submission guidelines and to enter your work, visit our website at