A prize of $10,000 and publication by Milkweed Editions is given annually to a U.S. poet for a debut poetry collection. Using only the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $25 entry fee by May 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Milkweed Editions, Max Ritvo Poetry Prize, 1011 Washington Avenue South, Open Book, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55415. (612) 332-3192.