A prize of $10,000 and publication by Milkweed Editions, previously called the Lindquist & Vennum Prize, is given annually for a poetry collection by a poet currently residing in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin. Submit a poetry manuscript of at least 48 pages between January 3 and February 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Milkweed Editions, Ballard Spahr Prize for Poetry, 1011 Washington Avenue South, Open Book Building, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55415. (612) 215-2533. Joey McGarvey, Editor.