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Omnidawn Single Poem Broadside Poetry Contest
Mar 1 – Apr 20 all-day

The winner of the Omnidawn Single Poem Broadside Poetry Contest wins an immediate cash prize of $1,000, letterpress publication of the broadside by Omnidawn, 50 free copies of the broadside, and publication of the winning poem in the Omniverse online journal. The five finalist poets also have the option to have their finalist poems published in Omniverse.

Submission dates: March 1–April 20, 2020

Poems must be previously unpublished in any form. Omnidawn recommends that poems be between 8 and 24 lines in length, with blank lines used as stanza breaks each counting as a line.

To submit: