Ballard Spahr Prize for Poetry

Deadline: February 12, 2022 The Ballard Spahr Prize for Poetry is calling for submissions for a poetry collection by a poet currently residing in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin. Finalists and Winners will be announced in April 2022. Prizes: $10,000 Publication by Milkweed Editions Standard royaltyMore

Valley of Writers Best of the Lit Web 2021 Banner

“Poetry is experiencing a new golden age, with young writers of color taking the lead,” reads the headline of an article published by CNN recently. The article cites the recent rice to prominence of poets like Rupi Kaur who has millions of followers on Instagram, Tyehimba Jess who won theMore