A prize of $2,500, publication by University of Nebraska Press, and 20 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Grace Bauer will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 60 to 85 pages with a $30 entry fee by May 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
University of Nebraska Press, Backwaters Prize, 1111 Lincoln Mall, Suite 400, Lincoln, NE 68508.