Arrowsmith Press

Derek Walcott Prize for Poetry

February 15, 2022 - Check back on December 15th for Upcoming Deadline
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A prize of $1,000 will be given annually for a poetry collection published in English by a writer who is not a citizen of the United States. The winner will also receive an invitation to read at the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre. Poets who are living in the United States as green card holders are among those eligible. Poets whose work appears in translation into English are also eligible. Carolyn Forché will judge. Publishers may submit an entry form and two copies of a full-length poetry collection published between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021, with a $20 entry fee by February 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Arrowsmith Press, Derek Walcott Prize for Poetry, 11 Chestnut Street, Medford, MA 02155.