A prize of $1,000 and publication by University of Arkansas Press is given annually for a first or second poetry collection by a writer of Arab heritage. Series editors Hayan Charara and Fady Joudah will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 48 to 90 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
University of Arkansas Press, Etel Adnan Poetry Prize, McIlroy House, 105 North McIlroy Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72701. (479) 575-7528.