Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize Guidelines
Contest opens February 15. Dealine is April 1.
$2000 AND PUBLICATION BY SATURNALIA BOOKS
2017 Judge = Ross Gay
We no longer accept submissions via mail.
- 1. Manuscript must be an original work of poetry written in English.
- 2. Manuscript must be at least 48 pages in length (not including foreword material).
- 3. Author’s name and contact information must not appear anywhere on manuscript.
- 4. Include an acknowledgments page. If your manuscript is a finalist, the acknowledgments page will be removed before it is sent to the judge.
- 5. Electronic submission fee is $30. No refunds will be given to any manuscripts withdrawn from the competition after April 10 deadline.
- 6. Former students who have studied "poetry writing" with the judge are ineligible to enter. Friends and family of the judge are also ineligible.
- 7. Contest winner will be announced in July on the Saturnalia Books website and via email. Please do not contact Saturnalia Books regarding your submission status before August 1.
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