A prize of $1,200, publication by Main Street Rag, and 50 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. The editors and previous winners will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 84 pages with a $25 entry fee ($27 for electronic submissions) by January 31. All entries are considered for publication. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.
Main Street Rag, Poetry Book Award, P.O. Box 690100, Charlotte, NC 28227. (704) 573-2516. M. Scott Douglass, Publisher.