A prize of $1,000 and publication in phren-Z is given annually for a poem. The winner is also invited to give a reading at the annual Morton Marcus Poetry Reading at the University of California in Santa Cruz in November. Danusha Laméris will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a poem of up to two pages with a $15 entry fee by September 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
phren-Z, Morton Marcus Poetry Contest, 184 Kenny Court, Santa Cruz, CA 95065. Jory Post, Cofounder.