A prize of $500, publication by Broadkill River Press, ten author copies, and two cases of Dogfish Head craft beer are given annually for a poetry collection written by a poet living in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington D.C., or West Virginia. The winner is expected to attend a reading and award ceremony at the Dogfish Head Brewery in Lewes, Delaware, on December 9; lodging at the Dogfish Inn is provided, but travel expenses are not included. Destiny Birdsong, Christopher Salerno, and Michael Dwayne Smith will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 78 pages by August 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales, Poetry Prize, c/o Broadkill River Press, P.O. Box 63, Milton, DE 19968. Linda Blaskey, Contest Coordinator.