CantoMundo Poetry Prize

Posted 22/02/2018 under Writing Contests,

The CantoMundo Poetry Prize is open until April 15, 2018.

The prize is for a book of poetry by a Latina/o writer.

Since its founding in 2009, CantoMundo has cultivated and supported a community of Latina/o poets and the poetry they create, and the University of Arkansas Press has long been committed to publishing diverse kinds of poetry by a diversity of poets.

The series editors are Deborah Paredez and Celeste Gúzman Mendoza, cofounders and codirectors of CantoMundo.

Together they will select a winning manuscript and write a preface for the book. The University of Arkansas Press will publish the book and the winning author will receive $1,000.

Manuscripts must be between forty-eight and ninety pages. Individual poems may have been published in chapbooks, journals, and anthologies.

A readers’ fee of $28 must be paid at the time of submission.

More here.

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