Cave Canem Foundation

Poetry Prize

Deadline: 
March 9, 2020 - Check back on February 15th for Upcoming Deadline
Entry Fee: 
$20
Cash Prize: 
$1,000

A prize of $1,000 and publication by a participating press is given annually for a first book of poetry by a Black poet of African descent. The University of Pittsburgh Press will publish the winning collection this year. Douglas Kearney will judge. Using only the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 48 to 75 pages with a $20 entry fee by March 9. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Cave Canem Foundation, Poetry Prize, 20 Jay Street, Suite 310-A, Brooklyn, NY 11201. (718) 858-0000.