Virginia Commonwealth University

Levis Reading Prize

January 15, 2024 - Check back on December 15th for Upcoming Deadline
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A prize of $5,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to give a reading at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond is given annually for a first or second book of poetry published during the previous year. Publishers or writers may submit three copies of a book of at least 48 pages published in 2023, one PDF copy of the book, a cover letter, and a brief author bio by January 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines. 

Virginia Commonwealth University, Levis Reading Prize, English Department, 900 Park Avenue, Hibbs Hall, Room 306, P.O. Box 842005, Richmond, VA 23284. Paul Brennan, Levis Fellow.