Submissions will be accepted from March 1, 2017 – April 30, 2017.
Applicants must reside in the U.S. or be U.S. citizens.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and no older
than 31 years of age as of April 30, 2017.
Applications must be submitted by 11:59pm (Central Standard Time) on April 30, 2017.
Applications must be made through this submission website. Application materials sent via e-mail or standard mail will not be
Previously published poems may be included in your application.
HOW TO APPLY:
FIRST, you must
assemble your application materials as a SINGLE file (acceptable file types are pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf, wpf). This document must
· An approximately 250-word introduction to your
work (not to exceed one page).
· Ten pages of poems, in standard font and size (such as Times New Roman,
12pt). You may include multiple poems on one page, but total
pages of poems must not exceed ten. (Previously published poems may be
· Publication list. (Optional. If you choose to
include it, please do so as the last page of your document.)
· Name this document [LAST NAME]_[FIRST NAME]
PLEASE ensure that
all required materials are included in your document. Application materials
submitted in multiple files will not be considered.
Finalists will be notified by e-mail by August 1.
Winners will be announced on September 1.
Payments to winners will be subject to the completion of IRS Form W-9, including a valid TIN or SSN.
If you have any questions, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org