Dorset Prize

Deadline: 
December 31, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$28
Cash Prize: 
$3,000

A prize of $3,000 and publication by Tupelo Press is given annually for a poetry collection. The winner also receives a weeklong residency at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art valued at $1,500. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 88 pages with a $28 entry fee by December 31. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Tupelo Press, Dorset Prize, P.O. Box 1767, North Adams, MA 01247. Jeffrey Levine, Publisher.

Rilke Prize

Deadline: 
November 30, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$0
Cash Prize: 
$10,000

A prize of $10,000 is given annually for a poetry collection published in the previous year by a mid-career poet. The winner will also receive airfare and lodging to give readings at the University of North Texas and the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex on April 12 and April 13, 2017. U.S. poets who have published at least two previous poetry collections are eligible. The poetry faculty of the University of North Texas will judge. Authors, editors, or publishers may submit two copies of a book published between November 1, 2015, and October 31, 2016, by November 30. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

University of North Texas, Rilke Prize, English Department, 1155 Union Circle #311307, Denton, TX 76203. Lisa Vining, Contact.

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Poetry Prize

Deadline: 
November 30, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$20
Cash Prize: 
$1,000

A prize of $1,000 and publication by White Pine Press is given annually for a poetry collection by a U.S. citizen. Submit a manuscript of 60 to 80 pages with a $20 entry fee by November 30. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

White Pine Press, Poetry Prize, P.O. Box 236, Buffalo, NY 14201. Elaine LaMattina, Managing Director.

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