Posted by: Kathy Temean | October 3, 2010

Prize – Collection of Poetry Published

The 2011 New Issues Poetry Prize

$2,000 and publication for a first book of poems
Judge: David Wojahn

Guidelines:

  • Eligibility: Poets writing in English who have not previously published or self-published a full-length collection (48+ pages) of poems.
  • Please include a $15 reading fee. Checks should be made payable to New Issues Press.
  • Postmark Deadline: November 30, 2010. The winning manuscript will be named in April 2011 and published in the spring of 2012.

General Guidelines:

  • Submit a manuscript at least 48 pages in length, typed on one side, single-spaced preferred. Photocopies are acceptable. Please do not bind manuscript. Include a brief bio, relevant publication information, cover page with name, address, phone number, and title of the manuscript, and a page with only the title.
  • Enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard for notification that the manuscript has been received. For notification of title and author of the winning manuscript enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Manuscripts will be recycled.
  • A manuscript may be submitted that is being considered elsewhere but New Issues should be notified upon the manuscript’s acceptance elsewhere.

Send manuscripts and queries to:

The New Issues Poetry Prize
New Issues Poetry & Prose
Western Michigan University
1903 West Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5463


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