Mar 6, 2011

Boston Review Fourteenth Annual Poetry Contest

Deadline: June 1, 2011
Judge: Tomaž Šalamun
First Prize: $1,500

Complete guidelines:
The winning poet will receive $1,500 and have his or her work published in the November/December 2011 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 Submit up to five unpublished poems, no more than 10 pages total.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 current student, former student, relative, or close personal friend of the judge. Mailed manuscripts must be submitted in duplicate, with a cover note listing the author's name, address, email and phone number. No cover note is necessary for online submission. Names should not be on the poems themselves. Simultaneous submissions are not permitted, submissions will not be returned, and submissions may not be modified after entry.
A non-refundable $20 entry fee, payable to Boston Review in the form of a check or money order or by credit card, must accompany all submissions. All submitters receive a complementary half-year subscription (3 issues) to Boston Review. Mailed submissions must be postmarked no later than June 1, 2011. The winner will be announced no later than November 1, 2011, on the Boston Review Web site. All poems submitted to the contest will be considered for publication in Boston Review. Please enter online using our contest entry manager:
This requires payment using a credit card or Paypal.

Or mail submissions to:
Poetry Contest, Boston Review
PO Box 425786
Cambridge, MA 02142

Bellday Poetry Prize

- Submit manuscript of 60-90 pages of original poetry in English. The manuscript must not have been published in book or chapbook, but may contain poems that have appeared in print or on the Internet.
- Manuscript must contain 2 title pages: Name and contact information should appear on first title page only. Name should not appear anywhere else in manuscript. Manuscript should be typed, single-spaced, paginated, and bound with spring clip.
- Include a table of contents page, but no acknowledgements.
- Enclose SASE for announcement of the winner.
- Manuscripts cannot be returned. Complete rules:
- Check or money order for $25 reading fee, payable to Bellday Books.
- Mail entries: Bellday Books, Inc., P.O. Box 3687, Pittsburgh, PA 15230.
- Bellday Books reserves the right not to select an award winner, in which case all fees will be refunded.
Contest mailing address:
Bellday Books, Inc.
P.O. Box 3687
Pittsburgh, PA 15230
Questions may be directed to <office(at)>.
Replace (at) with @ in sending e-mail.

Four Way Books: 2011 Levis Prize in Poetry

2011 Levis Prize in Poetry
Claudia Rankine, Judge
January 1 - March 31, 2011
electronic or mail submissions accepted
Publication of a book-length manuscript
$1000.00 honorarium
Featured reading in a New York City event sponsored by Four Way Books

Open to all poets regardless of publication history
For complete guidelines, please visit
Four Way Books
P.O. Box 535 Village Station
New York, New York 10014