California State University in Fresno
A prize of $2,000 and publication by Anhinga Press is given annually for a poetry collection. C. G. Hanzlicek will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee ($28 for electronic submissions) by September 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines. California State University in Fresno, Philip Levine Prize for Poetry, English Department, Mail Stop PB 98, 5245 North Backer Avenue, Fresno, CA 93740. (559) 278-1569. Corrinne Clegg Hales, Coordinator. email@example.com
A prize valued at $2,000 is given annually to a woman poet over 40 who has not published a book in any genre. The winner receives $1,000; publication in Voices From the Attic, Carlow University’s literary journal; and round-trip transportation and lodging to give a reading at the university with this year’s judge, Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon. Submit two poems of up to 75 lines each with a $20 entry fee, which includes a copy of Voices From the Attic, by October 2. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
(SEE RECENT WINNERS.) Carlow University, Patricia Dobler
Poetry Award, c/o Jan Beatty, Director of Creative Writing, 3333 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. (412) 578-6346. Jan Beatty and Sarah Williams-Devereux, Contacts. firstname.lastname@example.org