African Poetry Book Fund

Evaristo Prize for African Poetry

November 1, 2023 - Check back on August 15th for Upcoming Deadline
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A prize of $1,500 will be given annually for a group of poems by an African poet who has not yet published a full-length collection. Writers who were born in Africa, are nationals or residents of an African country, or whose parents are African are eligible. English translations of poems originally written in another language are accepted. Using only the online submission system, submit 10 published or unpublished poems of up to 40 lines each by November 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

African Poetry Book Fund, Evaristo Prize for African Poetry, University of Nebraska, 110 Andrews Hall, P.O. Box 880334, Lincoln, NE 68588. (402) 472-0911. Siwar Masannat, Managing Editor.