A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a book of poetry published in the previous year. The winning poet is expected to participate in an awards ceremony and give a reading and teach a workshop at the Poetry Center in Paterson, New Jersey. Books of at least 48 pages are eligible. Publishers and authors may submit two copies of books published in 2020 by February 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College, Paterson Poetry Prize, 1 College Boulevard, Paterson, NJ 07505. (973) 684-6555. Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Founder and Executive Director.