Deadline: April 30, 2023

Entry fee: $25

About the competition

Established in 1981, the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize is administered by the
University of Pittsburgh Press. Named in honor of Agnes Lynch Starrett, the Press’s
first director, the prize is awarded for a first full-length book of poems.

The prize carries a cash award of $5,000 and publication by the University of
Pittsburgh Press as part of the Pitt Poetry Series.

Competition guidelines

  • Submit your Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize manuscript online! During the submission period (March 1 – April 30), simply go to our Submittable page, where you’ll find easy-to-follow instructions.
  • Manuscripts should be between 48 and 100 pages. Please also include your curriculum vitae.
  • The most up-to-date submission guidelines can be found on our Submittable page during the open submission period.
  • Read the whole guidelines and submit your entry here.
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