A prize of $1,000 will be given annually for a book of poetry published during the previous year. The winner will be invited to read at the spring festival of Poetry Society of Virginia in May 2021. Self-published books and books that have previously received any other awards are ineligible. Luisa Igloria will judge. Submit three copies of a book of at least 64 pages and published in 2020 with a $35 entry fee ($25 for Poetry Society of Virginia members) by January 15. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
Poetry Society of Virginia, North American Book Award, 4951 Burnley Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23188. Sofia Starnes, Book Award Chair.