A prize of $1,200, publication by Main Street Rag, and 50 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. The editors and previous winners will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 84 pages with a $25 entry fee ($27 for electronic submissions) by February 2. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Main Street Rag, Poetry Book Award, P.O. Box 690100, Charlotte, NC 28227. (704) 573-2516. M. Scott Douglass, Publisher.