University of Mississippi

Willie Morris Award for Southern Poetry

Deadline: 
April 30, 2021 - Check back on February 15th for Upcoming Deadline
Cash Prize: 
$2,500
E-mail address: 

A prize of $2,500 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. Susan Kinsolving will judge. Submit one poem of up to three pages by April 30. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

University of Mississippi, Willie Morris Award for Southern Poetry, 615 Grove Loop, University, MS 38677. Susan Nicholas, Coordinator.