A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a single poem. The winner also receives $500 in travel expenses to attend the Talking Gourd Awards in Telluride, Colorado, in October. Claire Blotter will judge. Submit a poem of up to three pages with a $10 entry fee ($25 for three poems) by August 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Talking Gourds, Fischer Prize, P.O. Box 160, Norwood, CO 81423.