Poetry Northwest

James Welch Prize

Deadline: 
January 31, 2022
Cash Prize: 
$1,000
E-mail address: 

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Poetry Northwest will be given annually for a single poem by an Indigenous poet. The winners will also receive an all-expenses paid trip to read with the judge in the fall. Writers who have published no more than one full-length book and who are community-recognized members of tribal nations within the United States and its territories are eligible. Elise Paschen will judge. Using only the online submission system, submit up to three poems of any length by January 31. All entries are considered for publication. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Poetry Northwest, James Welch Prize, Everett Community College, 2000 Tower Street, Everett, WA 98201. Keetje Kuipers, Editor.