Persea Books

Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize

Deadline: 
October 31, 2019
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 only 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, 90 Broad Street, Suite 2100, New York, NY 10004. (212) 260-9256. Gabriel Fried, Poetry Editor.