The winning manuscript will be published and its author will receive $1,000 and 25 copies. Manuscripts should be at least 48 pages, but there is no maximum length. All forms and styles of poetry are welcome.
Submission deadline: January 15, 2019.
We read manuscripts blind, so please exclude identifying information from the manuscript itself. All necessary contact information is included in your Submittable record.
Final judge this year is SARA GELSTON, the author of Odette, (DIAGRAM/New Michigan Press, 2016). She is the recipient of a 2015 Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as fellowships and awards from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, The Wisconsin Institute of Creative Writing, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she received her MFA. Her recent work appears in Ploughshares, Best New Poets 2014, Versal, Colorado Review, Third Coast, Verse Daily, Mid-American Review, Big Big Wednesday, and elsewhere. Originally from Maine, she lives in Indianapolis where she teaches at Butler University.
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