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Five fellowships of $15,000 each are given annually to emerging poets. Writers who are U.S. citizens between the ages of 21 and 31 as of March 31 are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit 10 pages of poetry, a one-page writer’s statement, and a list of publications by March 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Poetry Foundation, Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowships, 444 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1850, Chicago, IL 60611-4034.