Akron Poetry Prize

Competition Information

Each year, The University of Akron Press offers the Akron Poetry Prize, a competition open to all poets writing in English.

Deadline: June 15, 2018

The winning poet will receive $1,500 and publication of their book.

The final judge for 2018 is Diane Seuss.

Submit manuscripts of 48-90 pages in length. Individual poems may have appeared in chapbooks or literary magazines, but they are unable to consider collections that have been previously published as a full-length volume. Translations are not eligible.

Entry Fee: $25

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