The winner Omnidawn’sFirst/Second Poetry Book Contest wins an immediate cash prize of $3,000 and publication
Submission dates: Nov 1, 2019–Feb 18, 2020
This contest is open to writers who have either never published a full-length book of poetry, or who have published only one full-length book of poetry, so that the winning book would become a poet’s first or second published full-length book of poetry. Writers who have published two or more full-length books of poetry are NOT eligible. (Chapbooks do not count and non-poetry books do not count.)
Submissions should be 40–120 pages of poetry, not including front and back matter. (Most manuscripts we receive are 40-70 pages long.)
Colleagues, students, and close friends of any previous judge are not eligible.
Online entries must be received and postal entries must be postmarked between May 1 and June 24, 2019, at midnight Pacific Daylight Time. Reading fee is $27. For $3 extra to cover shipping cost, entrants who provide a U.S. mailing address may choose to receive this contest’s winning book or any current Omnidawn book (including 4 PEN USA winning books). A complete list of all current Omnidawn poetry books is available at www.omnidawn.com/shop
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