African Poetry Book Fund

Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry

Deadline: 
October 1, 2020
Cash Prize: 
$1,000
E-mail address: 

A prize of $1,000 will be given annually for a book of poetry by an African poet published in the previous year. Writers who were born in Africa, who are a national or a resident of an African country, or whose parents are African are eligible. Submit four copies (or unbound proofs) of a poetry collection of at least 48 pages published in 2019 by October 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.


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