A prize of $1,000 and publication by Tupelo Press is given annually for a poetry chapbook. Submit a manuscript of 20 to 36 pages with a $25 entry fee by February 28. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
A prize of $1,000 and publication by Schaffner Press is given annually for a poetry collection, a novel, a short story collection, an essay collection, or a memoir that “deals in some way with the subject of music and its influence.” Submit a poetry collection of at least 48 pages, a short story collection, novel, memoir, or essay collection of 60,000 to 100,000 words with a $25 entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
A prize of $1,000 will be given annually for a book of poetry published during the previous year. The winner will be invited to read at the spring festival of Poetry Society of Virginia in May 2021. Self-published books and books that have previously received any other awards are ineligible. Luisa Igloria will judge. Submit three copies of a book of at least 64 pages and published in 2020 with a $35 entry fee ($25 for Poetry Society of Virginia members) by January 15. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.