A prize of $2,500 and publication by Mad Creek Books, the literary trade imprint of Ohio State University Press, is given annually for a poetry collection. Kathy Fagan and Marcus Jackson will judge. Using only the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $23 entry fee (includes a subscription to the Journal, the Ohio State University MFA program’s literary review) or a $11.50 entry fee for BIPOC writers, by October 3. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Mad Creek Books, Journal/Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize, c/o Journal, Ohio State University, English Department, 164 Annie & John Glenn Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210.