Rhina Espaillat Poetry Award

Deadline: March 30, 2023 Entry fee: $5 About the competition The winning poet will receive a two thousand dollar award and the winning poem will be published in Plough Quarterly. In addition, two finalists will receive two hundred and fifty dollars as well as publication in Plough. This award honors the achievementsMore

Autumn House Press

Deadline: May 31, 2022 Reading Fee: $30 About the contest For the 2022 contest, the Autumn House staff as well as select outsider readers serve as the preliminary readers, and the final judge is Venita Blackburn. The winner receives publication of a full-length manuscript and $2,500. The submission period opens January 1, 2022,More

Writing in the time of Corona

At the beginning of May, Straw Dog Writers Guild started accepting submissions for their ‘Pandemic Poetry & Prose: Writers Respond to Corona’ project. The goal of this endeavor is to ‘solicit and feature work by writers that speaks to some aspect of life during these unique times. By publishing online,More

Conference in session

Here’s the program for this year’s WriteAngles Conference at Mount Holyoke College. The keynote speaker will be poet, essayist, translator, editor and University of Massachusetts Amherst professor, Martín Espada. Joining him on the speaker and presenter list for the day are over 20 other writers, editors and professionals from different fieldsMore