University of Mississippi

Willie Morris Award for Southern Poetry

September 30, 2023 - Check back on August 15th for Upcoming Deadline
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A prize of $3,000 is given annually for a single poem that evokes the American South. The winner will also receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Oxford, Mississippi, for the awards ceremony in April 2024. Susan Kinsolving will judge. Submit one poem of up to three pages by September 30. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

University of Mississippi, Willie Morris Award for Southern Poetry, Department of Writing and Rhetoric, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677. Susan Nicholas, Coordinator.