Persea Books

Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize

Deadline: 
October 31, 2017 - Check back on August 15th for Upcoming Deadline
Entry Fee: 
$30
Cash Prize: 
$1,000
E-mail address: 

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Persea Books is given annually for a first poetry collection by a woman who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. The winner also receives a six-week, all-expenses-paid residency at the Civitella Ranieri Center in Umbria, Italy. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 40 pages with a $30 entry fee by October 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Persea Books, Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize, 277 Broadway, Suite 708, New York, NY 10007. (212) 260-9256. Gabriel Fried, Poetry Editor.