A prize of $1,000 and publication in Spoon River Poetry Review is given annually for a single poem. The winner also receives a $500 honorarium and travel and lodging expenses to give a reading at the Spoon River Poetry Review annual gala at Ewing Manor in Bloomington, Illinois, in April, as public health guidelines allow. Submit up to three poems with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Spoon River Poetry Review, by April 15. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Spoon River Poetry Review, Editors’ Prize, Illinois State University, English Department, 4241 Publications Unit, Normal, IL 61790.