A prize of $1,000 and publication in Southern Humanities Review is given annually for a poem of witness in honor of the late poet Jake Adam York. The winner also receives travel expenses to give a reading at a poetry event at Auburn University in Alabama in October with the contest judge; this year's judge is Naomi Shihab Nye. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems of any length with a $15 entry fee, which includes a copy of Southern Humanities Review, by June 1. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Southern Humanities Review, Auburn Witness Poetry Prize, Auburn University, 9088 Haley Center, Auburn, AL 36849. (334) 844-9088.