A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a poem. The winner also receives $500 in travel expenses to attend the Telluride Literary Arts Festival in Colorado in May. Rafael Jesús González will judge. Submit a poem of up to three pages with a $9 entry fee ($20 for three poems) by May 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Talking Gourds, Fischer Prize, P.O. Box 160, Norwood, CO 81423. Art Goodtimes and Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, Codirectors.