Alma Book Awards
Information you need to know:
Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize: $1500 and publication by Saturnalia Books
2022 Judge = Roberto Tejada
Alma Book Awards: Two $1000 awards and publication by Saturnalia Books
Selected by the Saturnalia Books Editorial Team
- Manuscript must be an original work of poetry written in English.
- Manuscript must be at least 48 pages in length (not including foreword material).
- Author’s name and contact information must not appear on manuscript.
- Acknowledgment page is optional. If your manuscript is a finalist, the acknowledgment page will be removed before it is sent to the judge.
- Online fee is $30. No refunds will be given to any manuscripts withdrawn from the competition after April 1 deadline.
- All entries will be considered for all three prizes.
- Former students who have studied “poetry writing” with the judge are ineligible to enter. Friends and family of the judge are also ineligible.
- 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.
- By submitting to the contest, you agree to be added to Saturnalia Books’ email list.
- The Saturnalia Books 2022 submission window has been extended to April 5