University of North Texas

Rilke Prize

Deadline: 
November 30, 2020
Cash Prize: 
$10,000
E-mail address: 

A prize of $10,000 is given annually for a poetry collection published in the previous year by a mid-career poet. Public health conditions permitting, the winner will also receive airfare and lodging to give a reading at the University of North Texas in April 2021. U.S. poets who have previously published at least two poetry collections are eligible. The poetry faculty of the University of North Texas will judge. Authors, editors, or publishers may submit two copies of a book published between November 1, 2019, and October 31, 2020, by November 30. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

University of North Texas, Rilke Prize, English Department, 1155 Union Circle #311307, Denton, TX 76203.