The 2018 Nightboat Poetry Prize is open until November 15, 2018.
The winning poet will receive a $1,000 advance, a standard royalty contract, and 25 free copies of the published book.
Judges: Kazim Ali, Stephen Motika, Lindsey Boldt, and Andrea Abi-Karam (Nightboat Books Editors)
ELIGIBILITY: Any poet writing in English. Previous book publication is not a consideration for eligibility. Poems published in print or on-line periodicals, anthologies, or chapbooks may be included, but the manuscript itself must be unpublished. Original work only; translations are ineligible.
FORMAT: 48 to 90 pages (suggested length, manuscripts may be longer or shorter), paginated, no more than one poem per page. Please include one title page with title only, tables of contents, and acknowledgments page. The author’s name should not appear anywhere in the manuscript.
ENTRY FEE: $28