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The Tournament of Books kicks off its fourteenth year.
A prize of ?3,000 (approximately $4,020) is given annually for a book of poetry or fiction translated from Arabic into English and published for the first time in English during the previous year. Translations of Arabic works of poetry or fiction originally published in 1967 or later are eligible. Publishers may submit five copies of a book published between April 1, 2017, and March 31, 2018, with three copies of the original work by March 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
A prize of $1,000 and publication by Marsh Hawk Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Jane Hirshfield will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 84 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
A prize of $1,500, publication by Saturnalia Books, and 20 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Natalie Diaz will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $30 entry fee by April 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Publication by University of Iowa Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 150 pages with a $20 entry fee during the month of April. Visit the website for complete guidelines.