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Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication by the Cleveland State University Poetry Center are given annually for poetry collections. The First Book Prize is open to poets who have not published a full-length book; Eileen Myles will judge. The Open Competition is given to a poet who has published at least one poetry collection of 48 pages or more; Lesle Lewis, Shane McCrae, and Wendy Xu will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $25 entry fee by March 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Cleveland State University, Poetry Center Prizes, English Department, 2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115. Caryl Pagel, Poetry Center Director.