2014 NEW AMERICAN POETRY PRIZE
The submission period for the 2014 New American Poetry Prize is now open. Winner will receive a publication contract, including 25 complimentary copies and $1,000.
Final judge this year is Jillian Weise, whose first poetry collection, The Amputee’s Guide to Sex (2007), boldly investigates disability and sexuality. Weise’s second book of poetry, The Book of Goodbyes (2013), recieved the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets.
Weise is also a playwright, whose work has been staged at the New York Fringe Festival and the Provincetown Playwrights Festival. Her awards include the Fred Chappell Fellowship at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, and the Alan Dugan Writing Fellowship in Provincetown’s Fine Arts Work Center. Weise currently teaches at Clemson University.
To submit, please access our convenient online submission manager, which saves paper and helps keep things organized: Submittable.
We read manuscripts blind, so please exclude identifying information from the manuscript itself. All necessary contact information will be included in your Submittable file. Manuscripts should be 48-100 pages.
Postmark deadline is December 31, 2013.