Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication by the Cleveland State University Poetry Center are given annually for poetry collections. The First Book Competition is open to poets who have not published a full-length book; Suzanne Buffam will judge. The Open Book Competition is open to poets who have published at least one full-length poetry collection; Rebecca Gayle Howell, Lo Kwa Mei-en, and Lee Upton will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $28 entry fee by March 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Cleveland State University Poetry Center, Poetry Book Competitions, 2121 Euclid Avenue, Rhodes Tower, Room 1841, Cleveland, OH 44115. Caryl Pagel, Director.