Virginia Commonwealth University
A prize of $3,000 to $5,000 and an all-expenses paid trip to give a reading at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond is given annually for a first or second book of poetry published during the previous year. Publishers or writers may submit three copies of a book of at least 48 pages published in 2020, one PDF copy of the book, and a brief author bio by February 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.