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POETS AT WORK BOOK PRIZE

Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet Stephen Dunn, Judge

Poets@Work is happy to announce an open call for manuscripts for a full-length collection of poems in English from all over the world. Final judge will be Pulitzer Prize winning poet Stephen Dunn. All finalists will be considered for publication. The Winner will receive $1000 and 25 copies of the winning collection. Standard publishing contract and royalties will also be issued.
Chapbook Contest

Submission Guidelines:

  • Manuscripts should be between 64 and 92 pages, including front matter and a title page with only the manuscript title on it.
  • A cover sheet with the author’s name and contact information, including phone and email addresses (or with both author and translator’s information).
  • A $25 reading and handling fee paid by check to Poets at Work.
  • Or you can submit via Submittable ($30 reading fee applies)
Mail submissions to:
Poets at Work Book Prize
PO Box 1275
Cathedral Station
New York, NY 10025
CHAPBOOK CONTEST
Submission Deadline is December 1, 2014 (Postmark Deadline)
Winners will be announced on the Poets at Work website and in various media in the winter of 2015 and chapbooks will be published in the Spring.

 

BOOK REVIEWS

Poets At Work is accepting submissions for book reviews. Full-length books of poetry (published in any country) must have been published within the past 2 years. If accepted for publication, payment is $50-$100 per review of approximately 250-500 words.

Review Guidelines:

  • No reviews of books by friends, former teachers, spouses, etc.
  • Reviews should be between 250-500 words. Please query us before sending longer reviews.
  • We consider reviews of books that have come out within the last two years.
  • Focus on vision as well as craft, quote from the book, be critical, and have an opinion.
  • We welcome creative and judicious use of the first person.
  • We’re especially interested in reviews of books published outside the US.
  • Include all publishing information at the end of the review (title, author, publisher, year).
  • Submit all book reviews via Submittable. We reserve the right to decline solicited reviews.
  • Please wait one month before inquiring as to the status of your submission.

INTERVIEWS

Poets At Work is accepting interviews with established poets. Our next theme will focus on Irish Poets. Payment is $300-$500 per interview. Send a query by email to Allison Eir Jenks allison@poetsatwork.com

POETS AT WORK CHAPBOOK PRIZE

Submissions are now closed. The winner will be announced in August, 2014

The Poets at Work chapbook prize is open to chapbook manuscripts written or translated into English of up to 32 pages. Finalists will be chosen by Poets at Work Editors and the 2014 winning manuscript will be picked by poet and P@W Executive Director Gerry LaFemina. Winners will receive $250 and 25 copies of the winning book; other manuscripts might be chosen for publication at the editor’s discretion. All entrants will receive a copy of the winning chapbook. Manuscripts will be judged anonymously.
Chapbook Contest

Submission Guidelines:

  • Manuscripts should be between 20 and 32 pages, including front matter and a title page with only the manuscript title on it.
  • A cover sheet with the author’s name and contact information, including phone and email addresses (or with both author and translator’s information).
  • A $12 reading and handling fee paid by check to Poets at Work.
  • Or you can submit via Submittable.
Mail submissions to:
Poets at Work Chapbook Prize
PO Box 1275
Cathedral Station
New York, NY 10025
CHAPBOOK CONTEST
Submission Deadline is May 31, 2014 (Postmark Deadline)
Winners will be announced on the Poets at Work website and in various media in the summer of 2014 and chapbooks will be published in the Fall.

Poets At Work Chapbook Contest 2014

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